Diabetes mellitus and pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective study

Tripathy, S.P.; Kar, K.P.; Chakraborty, D.C. and Majumdar, A.K. (1984) Diabetes mellitus and pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective study. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 31 (3). pp. 122-125.

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Properly planned prospective study, conducted at diabetic clinic of South Eastern Railway Hospital, Agra revealed presence of pulmonary tuberculosis complicating 4.1 percent of the patients registered during last five years. Concurrent study, carried out at the chest clinic of the said hospital during the corresponding period, showed diabetes mellitus in 1.5 percent of the patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. Diabetes was of juveniles onset (JOD) in about one fourth of the patients and the remaining subjects belonged to maturity—onset diabetes (MOD). Male/female ratio was 4 to 1.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Diabetes Mellitus, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Patients, Juveniles, Male, Female, Agra, Microscopy, Sputum, Hyperglycemia, Prognosis, Socio-economic Status, Nutrition
Subjects:Persons > Age Groups
Endocrine Diseases > Diabetes Mellitus
Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Diagnosis > Prognosis
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases > Metabolic Diseases > Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Investigative Techniques > Microscopy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Population Characteristics > Socioeconomic Factors
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Biochemical Phenomena, Metabolism, and Nutrition > Nutrition
Health Occupations > Nutrition
ID Code:2778
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:31 March 2008

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