Patients with inflammation more likely to develop diabetes after transplant

Posted by on June 21, 2016 3:20 pm
Categories: health

Up to 30 percent of people who receive organ transplants will develop diabetes, but researchers are unsure why. A new study in kidney transplant recipients suggests that patients with more inflammation prior to surgery are more likely to develop diabetes than those with less overall inflammation, and that a patient’s fat stores also play a role.

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