Quantifying the risk of infectious diseases for people with diabetes.

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OBJECTIVE In vitro evidence shows that immune function is compromised in people with diabetes. Although certain rare infections are more common and infection-related mortality is higher, the risk of acquiring an infectious disease for diabetic patients has never been quantified. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A retrospective cohort study using administrative… (More)

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@article{Shah2003QuantifyingTR, title={Quantifying the risk of infectious diseases for people with diabetes.}, author={Baiju R. Shah and Janet E. Hux}, journal={Diabetes care}, year={2003}, volume={26 2}, pages={510-3} }