Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus affects eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{Gasbarrini1999InsulindependentDM,
  title={Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus affects eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={A Gasbarrini and Veronica Ojetti and Dario Pitocco and Francesco Franceschi and Marcello Candelli and Elena Sanz Torre and Maurizio Gabrielli and Giovanni Cammarota and Alessandro Armuzzi and R. Pola and Paolo Pola and Giovanni Ghirlanda and Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={713-6}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) are often affected by chronic infections; however, antibiotic absorption may be influenced by the disease. Helicobacter pylori, the most common gastric infection worldwide, is the main acquired factor in the pathogenesis of gastritis and peptic ulcer. The aim of the study was to compare the H. pylori eradication rate obtained with a standard 7-day antibiotic regimen in a group of IDDM H. pylori infected patients and in a… CONTINUE READING