Implications of the global increase of diabetes for tuberculosis control and patient care.

@article{Ruslami2010ImplicationsOT,
  title={Implications of the global increase of diabetes for tuberculosis control and patient care.},
  author={Rovina Ruslami and Rob Edward Aarnoutse and Bachti Alisjahbana and Andre J van der Ven and Reinout van Crevel},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={1289-99}
}
OBJECTIVES To review the current knowledge about tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes, assessing the implication of the global increase of diabetes for TB control and patient care. METHODS Systematic literature review. RESULTS Using public databases, it can be estimated that 12.6% (95% CI 9.2-17.3%) of new TB cases in the 10 countries with the highest TB burden will be attributable to TB in 2030, a relative increase of 25.5% compared to 2010. Diabetes is associated with a higher age and body… CONTINUE READING

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