Impaired glucose tolerance in pulmonary tuberculosis.

  title={Impaired glucose tolerance in pulmonary tuberculosis.},
  author={Z G{\"u}lbaş and Yurdanur Erdoğan and Serdar Balci},
  journal={European journal of respiratory diseases},
  volume={71 5},
Glucose tolerance tests were performed in 80 cases; 30 with active pulmonary tuberculosis, 24 with nonspecific pulmonary infection and 26 controls. The new criteria were used for the diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). There was IGT in 4 cases in the tuberculous group, in 3 cases in the nonspecific pulmonary infection group and in none of the controls. The IGT returned to the normal limits in 3 tuberculous patients after 2 months of chemotherapy. This suggests that the higher… CONTINUE READING

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