Chapter 50. Diabetes and Infections

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3 and
  2. Nelson Lee MD, FRCP(Edin) Associate Professor Head1

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch50

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Cockram, C. S. and Lee, N. (2010) Diabetes and Infections, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch50

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Diabetes;
  • the immune system and host factors;
  • Bidirectionality: the effect of infections on diabetes;
  • Specificinfections either strongly associated with diabetes or in which the presence of diabetes is important;
  • Respiratory tract infections and tuberculosis;
  • Infections of the urinary tract;
  • Emphysematous cystitis and emphysematous pyelonephritis;
  • Intra - abdominal infections other than those within the urinary tract;
  • Skin and superficial soft tissue infections;
  • Iatrogenic and surgical site infections;
  • Principles of treatment;
  • prevention and general care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diabetes, the immune system and host factors

  • Specific infections either strongly associated with diabetes or in which the presence of diabetes is important

  • Respiratory tract infections and tuberculosis

  • Infections of the urinary tract

  • Intra-abdominal infections other than those within the urinary tract

  • Skin and superficial soft tissue infections

  • Principles of treatment, prevention and general care

  • References