The looming epidemic of diabetes-associated tuberculosis: learning lessons from HIV-associated tuberculosis.


The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing at a dramatic rate, and countries in Asia, particularly India and China, will bear the brunt of this epidemic. Persons with diabetes have a significantly increased risk of active tuberculosis (TB), which is two to three times higher than in persons without diabetes. In this article, we argue that the… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0503

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