posttransplant diabetes

posttransplant diabetes

glucose intolerance or overt hypoglycemia that first appears after an organ transplant. Some cases are steroid diabetes caused by use of steroid immunosuppressive agents.
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The importance of immunosuppressive regimens in the development of posttransplant diabetes mellitus.
Posttransplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) is de novo diabetes mellitus developed after transplantation and is also known as new-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation.
DENVER -- Moderate alcohol consumption among renal transplant recipients is inversely associated with posttransplant diabetes and all-cause mortality, a large single-center study showed.
Subjects were selected for the low dose steroid group because they were considered at risk for the side effects of prednisone, including weight gain, infection, hospitalization, posttransplant diabetes, and aseptic necrosis of the hip.
Among 11,659 Medicare beneficiaries who received their first kidney transplant between 1996 and 2000, the cumulative incidence of posttransplant diabetes (PTD) was 9.
Posttransplant glucose management is a potential problem associated with risk factors that may contribute to developing new onset posttransplant diabetes.
Although posttransplant diabetes mellitus is a significant danger, the risk can be mitigated with more careful screening of transplant patients, Dr.
Consideration must be given to the effects on blood pressure and posttransplant diabetes on overall development of CHD (NKF, 2003).
BOSTON -- Low adiponectin levels prior to kidney transplant indicated an increased risk of posttransplant diabetes mellitus in a study presented at the American Transplant Congress.
Similarly, the information regarding hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and posttransplant diabetes mellitus are widely applicable to the patient population.
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