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 H 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}
}
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… CONTINUE READING