Home About us Current issue Back issues Submission Instructions Advertise Contact Login   

Search Article 
  
Advanced search 
 
Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
Users online: 11501 Home Bookmark this page Print this page Email this page Small font sizeDefault font size Increase font size 

RENAL DATA FROM THE ARAB WORLD Table of Contents   
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1104-1108
Post-transplantation diabetes mellitus


1 Nephrology-Dialysis-Renal Transplantation Unit, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
2 Biochemistry Unit, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
N Zbiti
Nephrology-Dialysis-Renal Transplantation Unit, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat
Morocco
Login to access the Email id


DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.100971

Rights and Permissions

To determine the prevalence of post-kidney transplantation diabetes (PTDM) and to assess its risk factors, we retrospectively studied 92 non-diabetic kidney transplant patients. The immunosuppressive drugs used to prevent rejection included prednisone, a calcineurin inhibitor (cyclosporine or tacrolimus) and an antimetabolite (azathioprine or mycofenolate mofetil). Diabetes was defined according to the WHO criteria and the American Diabetes Association. The mean age of our patients was 35.8 ± 10.5 years, and there was a clear male predominance (56 men and 36 women). The graft was from living related donor in 71/92 (76%) patients. The prevalence of dia­betes in post-kidney transplant was 15.2%. The factors increasing the occurrence of PTDM included advanced age, high doses of steroids and cyclosporine. Management of PTDM included diet modification, oral anti-diabetic and insulin. We conclude that the prevalence of PTDM is significant in our transplant population and risk factors for its development are multiple and require aggressive multifaceted management.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article  Email this article
    

  Similar in PUBMED
    Search Pubmed for
    Search in Google Scholar for
   Citation Manager
  Access Statistics
   Reader Comments
   Email Alert *
   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2371    
    Printed54    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded553    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal