TB & Diabetes
The link between tuberculosis and diabetes
Diabetes, which causes immunosuppression, is increasingly being recognized as an independent risk factor for tuberculosis (TB) (1).
The synergistic relationship between tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) has long been recognized by clinicians (1). Data suggest that the relationship is causal – primarily emerging through hyperglycemia and its impact on immune defenses (2).
The association between diabetes mellitus and LTBIIn this webinar, Dr. Sonia Qasba journeys through the epidemiology, risk and treatment recommendations of diabetic patients with LTBI.
LTBI testing, control and management in diabetes mellitusJoin Dr. Blanca I. Restrepo as she describes the epidemiological landscape of TB and diabetes, with the focus on LTBI testing in the elderly.