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Analysis of risk factors for steroid-induced hyperglycemia

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LEE, Ching-Fen (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Linkou, Tao-yuan ,Taiwan, Division of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Ching-Fen Lee
    Tzu-Cheng Tsai
    Shin-Tarng Deng
  • Abstract:


    The use of steroid therapy in diabetic patients will undoubtedly raise their blood glucose levels. However, this rise in glucose can also occur in non-diabetic patients. Steroid induced hyperglycemia most likely precipitates diabetes in high risk individuals.


    This study enrolled inpatients from the department of pulmonary medicine,


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