Increased Risk of Tuberculosis in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Results From a Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan


The studies on the risk of tuberculosis (TB) in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) alone are limited. We examined this relationship using a population-based retrospective cohort study. From claims data of the National Health Insurance system of Taiwan, we identified 5195 patients with T1DM newly diagnosed from 2002 to 2011 and 20,780 randomly… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000096

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