Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 7th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Transplantation Proceedings, "new-onset diabetes melittus (NODM) is a serious complication following transplantation. Recent studies suggest an association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and DM both in non-transplant settings as well as after liver transplantation (LT). The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of NODM among Brazilian LT recipients, analyzing possible risk factors including HCV infection."
"We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the prevalence of NODM in 82 LT recipients...
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