Diabetes and pulmonary tuberculosis: a global overview with special focus on the situation in Asian countries with high TB-DM burden.

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diabetes mellitus 1 endocrinologydiseases
metformin 1 endocrinologydiseasesdrugs
obesity 1 endocrinologydiseases

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Insulin 19722 for further therapeutic actions in order to decrease TB-DM prevalence in developing Asian countries. Insulin resistanceA very high prevalence of insulin resistance in Asian populations may contribute to susceptibility
Insulin 21246 capacity in macrophages, that act as the first line of defence against M. tuberculosis invasion [[75]]. Insulin resistance is reported even in children and adolescents of Asian Indian origin [[76]]. Normally, insulin
metformin 30813 Diabetes Association (CDA) also applies WHO recommendations on TB management, advising the use of insulin, metformin , sulphonylurea derivatives, and thiazolidinediones in patients with dual disease [[96]].There are not
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diabetes mellitus 327 /2017Publication date (epub): 1/2017AbstractABSTRACTBackground: The double burden of tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) is hitting certain Asian countries harder than other areas. In a global estimate, 15% of all TB
obesity 26586 of anti-TB and DM drugs, and comorbidities that affect the clinical course, such as hypertension and obesity [[71],[84],[85]]. Treatment failure occurs in 4.8% of TB-DM patients compared with a failure rate of

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