Prevalence of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease in patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Hamdan2013PrevalenceOL,
  title={Prevalence of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Abdul Hamdan and Jad Jabbour and Randa Al Barazi and Zeina Korban and Sami T Azar},
  journal={Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={495-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and report the correlation between LPRD and glycemic control, duration of the disease, and presence of neuropathy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a cross-sectional study of 100 patients with T2DM and 33 controls matched according to age and gender. The reflux symptom index (RSI) was used to assess the presence of LPRD. A score greater than 10 was considered diagnostic… CONTINUE READING