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Management of Post-Transplant Diabetes.
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PMID:  23188594     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
New onset diabetes mellitus after transplant (NODAT) refers to the development of diabetes post-transplant in previously non-diabetic patients and is associated with increased rates of acute transplant rejection, infection, late cardiovascular events, and decreased survival. NODAT is primarily due to the immunosuppressive drug regimen but the standard predisposing risk factors for diabetes also pertain. NODAT is diagnosed by the standard ADA criteria, once prednisone doses are less than 10 mg per day and in the absence of acute illness. Sulfonylureas, metformin, DPP-4 inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists, and insulin can be used in treatment, but when there is impaired kidney or hepatic function, special precautions are necessary. In addition, those drugs interacting with P450 enzymes require additional consideration because of possible interaction with immunosuppressive drug metabolism.
Ashley Therasse; Amisha Wallia; Mark E Molitch
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current diabetes reports     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1539-0829     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Diab. Rep.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101093791     Medline TA:  Curr Diab Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 530, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.
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