Urinary tract infections in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: review of prevalence, diagnosis, and management

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Urinary tract infections are more common, more severe, and carry worse outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. They are also more often caused by resistant pathogens. Various impairments in the immune system, poor metabolic control, and incomplete bladder emptying due to autonomic neuropathy may all contribute to the enhanced risk of urinary… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/DMSO.S51792

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@inproceedings{Nitzan2015UrinaryTI, title={Urinary tract infections in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: review of prevalence, diagnosis, and management}, author={Orna Nitzan and Mazen S Elias and Bibiana Chazan and Walid R Saliba}, booktitle={Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy}, year={2015} }