Vol 9, No 3-4 (2008): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2008-07-04

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Cystic fibrosis related diabetes

Anna Duda-Sobczak, Dorota Zozulińska-Ziółkiewicz
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2008;9(3-4):140-144.

Abstract

As the life expectancy in patients with cystic fibrosis increases, diabetes becomes a significant complication. Impaired glucose metabolism has an adverse effect upon the course of cystic fibrosis, therefore glycemic control remains one of the main elements of care. Insulin administration is the treatment of choice for cystic fibrosis related diabetes.

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