Diabetes in acromegaly--a study of 34 cases.

K. R. Arya, A. V. Pathare, M. Chadda, P. S. Menon

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The incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus (DM) in 34 patients with acromegaly were studied. The incidence was higher (55.9%) than any other series reported. Nineteen had DM, of which 10 were symptomatic. Only one had diabetic retinopathy. Glucose tolerance was improved after successful treatment of acromegaly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-547
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Indian Medical Association
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1997


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Arya, K. R., Pathare, A. V., Chadda, M., & Menon, P. S. (1997). Diabetes in acromegaly--a study of 34 cases. Journal of the Indian Medical Association, 95(10), 546-547.