Glycemic Control and Radiographic Manifestations of Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients

  title={Glycemic Control and Radiographic Manifestations of Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients},
  author={Chen-Yuan Chiang and J J Lee and Shun-Tien Chien and Donald A. Enarson and You-Cheng Chang and Yi-Ting Chen and Ting-Yu Hu and C C Lin and Chi-Won Suk and Jui-Ming Tao and Kuan-Jen Bai},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Radiographic manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have previously been reported, with inconsistent results. We conducted a study to investigate whether glycemic control has an impact on radiographic manifestations of pulmonary TB. METHODS Consecutive patients with culture-positive pulmonary TB who had DM in three tertiary care hospitals from 2005-2010 were selected for review and compared with a similar number without DM. Glycemic… CONTINUE READING
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