Prognostic Relevance of Hypoglycemia Following an Oral Glucose Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis–Related Diabetes

@inproceedings{Radike2011PrognosticRO,
  title={Prognostic Relevance of Hypoglycemia Following an Oral Glucose Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis–Related Diabetes},
  author={Kerstin Radike and Katharina Molz and Reinhard W. Holl and Britta Poeter and H. -P. Hebestreit and Manfred Ballmann},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2011}
}
A n annual oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) has become part of standard care in cystic fibrosis (CF) to screen for CF-related diabetes (CFRD) in patients older than 10 years of age (1). Up to 15% of patients with CF develop hy-poglycemia during an OGTT (2), and there is some discussion whether such a response indicates an increased risk for the development of CFRD. In fact, a re-active hypoglycemia has been considered as an early stage of CFRD (3). However, the prognostic value of such a… CONTINUE READING

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