Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 21, issue 3, P617-638 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.07.003 View full text
Smita Gupta, Janak Koirala, Romesh Khardori, Nancy Khardori

Abstract: Infections in diabetes mellitus are relatively more common and serious. Diabetic patients run the risk of acute metabolic decompensation during infections, and conversely patients with metabolic decompensation are at higher risk of certain invasive infections. Tight glycemic control is of paramount importance during acute infected or high stress state. Infections in diabetic patients result in extended hospital stays and additional financial burden. Given the risks of not alleviating the metabolic dysregulatio…

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