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Trend Shows 'Perfect Storm' for Diabetes, TB Co-Epidemics

A report released at the recent 45th World Conference on Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain calls for international intervention to stop a looming co-epidemic of diabetes and tuberculosis.  The study was released by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the World Diabetes Foundation. It finds that diabetes triples the risk that a person will develop TB and that this growing trend, what researchers refer to as a perfect storm, could reverse the progress...

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