Médecine interne: libre accès

Médecine interne: libre accès
Libre accès

ISSN: 2165-8048


Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Treatment Outcome of Newly Diagnosed Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

Alan H Rosenstein

The increase in the incidence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is an important risk and challenge to Tuberculosis (TB) control. The association between the two had been described many years ago by Avicenna, a Persian philosopher. The link of DM and TB is more prominent in developing countries where TB is endemic and the burden of DM is increasing.