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Index of Hathaway et al for Predicting Post-Transplant Diabetes Mellitus (PTDM)

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
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General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Hathaway et al developed an index to identify renal transplant patients at risk for development of new onset diabetes mellitus following the transplant. Development of diabetes mellitus is a significant complication of the transplant that can affect quality of life, rehabilitation and infection risk. A high risk for developing new onset diabetes could affect the choice of immunosuppression regimen used. The authors are from the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

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