Presence of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes mellitus is tightly linked to poor lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis: data from the European Epidemiologic Registry of Cystic Fibrosis.

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Data derived from a cross-sectional analysis of 7,566 patients stratified into six age groups were used to compare lung function, body mass index (BMI), and weight for age in patients with and without cystic fibrosis-related diabetes mellitus (CFDM). The presence of CFDM was tightly linked to poor lung function, regardless of age. The mean value of FEV(1… (More)

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