Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Diabetics

  title={Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Diabetics},
  author={Azhar Qayyum and Majid Shafiq and AZFAR FAROGH},
This study was performed in the department of medicine, B. V. Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan, between January 2001 and December 2001. Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis in 100 diabetic patients admitted consecutively in medical wards was calculated and compared with 100 non diabetic controls admitted consecutively during the same period. In this study the calculated prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among diabetic patients was 9.5% compared to non-diabetic patients who had prevalence of 2… CONTINUE READING