Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 28th, 2005
"Recently, an epidemiological association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has been reported in several studies, although many of them did not consider known risk factors in the pathogenesis of type 2 DM. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of type 2 DM among Brazilian HCV+ and HCV- liver transplant candidates, analyzing known confounding factors for the development of type 2 DM," investigators in Brazil report.
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