Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 20th, 2003
"Post-transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM) is a metabolic complication of renal transplantation. A high prevalence of DM has been recently reported in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the nontransplant population," wrote A. Yildiz and colleagues.
Their "case-control study included 43 patients with PTDM (36 men; mean age, 44 ± 10 years) and 43 consecutive transplant patients who did not develop PTDM (30 men; mean age, 37 ±...
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