The risk of tuberculosis disease among persons with diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Baker2012TheRO,
  title={The risk of tuberculosis disease among persons with diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Meghan A Baker and Hsien-Ho Lin and Hsing-Yi Chang and Megan B. Murray},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          818-25
        }
}
  • Meghan A Baker, Hsien-Ho Lin, +1 author Megan B. Murray
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • BACKGROUND Evidence suggests a causal link between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis risk. However, to date, few studies have used a prospective design to estimate the impact of diabetes on tuberculosis in a general population. In this study, we prospectively investigated the risk of tuberculosis among persons with diabetes stratified by severity. METHODS A cohort study was performed that involved 17,715 Taiwanese persons on whom baseline data were collected during Taiwan's 2001 National… CONTINUE READING

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