RICHARD M. MCKEAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; GORDON B. MYERS, M.D.
The association of tuberculosis and diabetes has attracted the attention of many authors and has been the subject of numerous case reports.2 During the past five years, 80 patients presenting this combination of diseases have been under observation in Herman Kiefer Hospital, Detroit. A statistical analysis of the clinical features, prognosis and treatment of the tuberculosis as well as detailed reports of several cases have been published recently.4, 5 Since there is no general agreement regarding the management of the diabetes complicated by tuberculosis and the effect of the pulmonary process upon the carbohydrate metabolism, we have felt that our
MCKEAN RM, MYERS GB. III. THE METABOLIC ASPECT OF ASSOCIATED DIABETES MELLITUS AND PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:1591–1601. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-12-1591
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(12):1591-1601.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Infectious Disease.
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