Increased Risk of Diabetes Mellitus Among Adult Survivors of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

ConclusionAdult survivors of B-NHL have an overall significantly higher risk of developing DM in the first year and over all time following a diagnosis of B-NHL compared to the general population. Age 40 to 65 years and BMI ≥25 were significant risk factors for DM across all follow-up periods while treatment with chemotherapy only or chemotherapy with radiation significantly increased the risk of DM 5-10 years after diagnosis of B-NHL. Race did not appear to be a risk factor for DM but this result may reflect the homogeneity of our study population. These findings contribute important information to the existing literature regarding the risk of developing DM in adult B-NHL survivors and provide foundation for the development of screening and management guidelines for DM in the B-NHL survivor population.DisclosuresNo relevant conflicts of interest to declare.
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 902. Health Services Research-Malignant Diseases: Poster III Source Type: research

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