Factors associated with tuberculosis in a population of diabetics: A case-control study

Resumo Este estudo analisou os fatores associados à tuberculose em diabéticos atendidos nas unidades de saúde de Vitória/ES, Brasil. Trata-se de um estudo caso-controle, sendo 45 casos de diabéticos atendidos nas 30 unidades do município e notificados no SINAN com diagnóstico de tuberculose no período de 2007 a 2013 e 90 de controles diabé ticos. Utilizaram-se dados do SINAN, do Sistema de Informação em Saúde de Vitória e do Laboratório Central Municipal, e uma entrevista estruturada. Foram realizadas análises bivariada e multivariada, mediante regressão logística com as variáveis significativas (p
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

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In conclusion, upgrading the Sinan-TB database through integration with other information systems improved the data's quality for decision-making on TB control. PMID: 31800783 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Cadernos de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Cad Saude Publica Source Type: research
ConclusionGains can be attained by targeting DM individuals with interventions to reduce TB burden. Most strategies were effective with
Source: Epidemics - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study found that the magnitude of diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients was higher than the national estimated prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Ethiopia. This study suggests the need for screening each tuberculosis patient for diabetes. PMID: 31781641 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 November 2019Source: Microbial PathogenesisAuthor(s): Mehdi Hadadi‐Fishani, Ali Shakerimoghaddam, Azad KhalediAbstractDiagnosis of fungal co-infections in patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis has critical importance. Therefore, we aimed to determine the prevalence of candida coinfection in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.The present systematic review of cross-sectional studies was conducted based on the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) Protocol. Studies published online in English from January 2001 to March 2019 were assessed....
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis meta-analysis indicated metformin use is related to benefits in both prevention and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis among patients with diabetes. Prospective clinical trials are needed to confirm these associations.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International ; Lucy Mphuru, Country Director&Project Director, Tohara Plus Project Lucy Mphuru (center left) talks with health workers and clients at an IntraHealth-supported mobile clinic in Shinyanga that provides voluntary male circumcision services. Photo by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth International.November 26, 2019Lucy Mphuru has a big job.Every day, she and her team at IntraHealth International in Tanzania work with frontline health workers and government partners to improve health services in a country of 58 million—1.6 million of whom live ...
Source: IntraHealth International - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Leadership and Governance World AIDS Day Health Workforce Systems Source Type: news
Rifampin, a tuberculosis treatment, is more effective at treating diabetic food osteomyelitis than other antibiotics, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.Med Page Today
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
WHO addresses the infectious disease like Tuberculosis, and non- communicable disease like Diabetes among the top 10 causes of death worldwide, which collectively leads to increasing mortality and premature de...
Source: BMC Public Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Aim: Comparison of clinical features of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in patients with TB combined diabetes mellitus (DM) and without it.Methods: We studied 207 patients with newly detected TB combined with DM. The comparison group involved 197 patients with newly detected TB without DM.Results: It was found that the comparison groups did not differ by sex. Significant differences were found in the age of patients in comparison groups. In the majority of patients with newly diagnosed TB and combined DM, the age was above 40 years (63,2%), but in the group without DM ranged from 18 to 39 years (88,0%).A comparative analysis o...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: research
Conclusions: The quantitative analysis of nutritional status has confirmed that TB patient with concomitant DM is characterized by an increase in BMI in the background of deficiency of protein. Sensitive indicator of nutritional status in patients TB combined with DM was level of TTR.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: research
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