Screening and intervention of diabetes mellitus in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in poverty zones in China: rationale and study design

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The merging epidemics of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) have been raised concerns by many experts but no large scale screening and intervention have been launched yet, especially in low-income areas. The current study aims to understand the prevalence of DM in active PTB patients and evaluate the outcomes of diet and living habit intervention in poverty zones in China.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)385-391
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

    Research areas

  • Adult, Aged, China, Community Health Planning, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Epidemics, Female, Health Promotion, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Patient Education as Topic, Poverty Areas, Prevalence, Research Design, Risk Factors, Risk Reduction Behavior, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary

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