Patients who have received an organ transplant are at increased risk for developing new-onset diabetes mellitus.
Risk factors for new-onset diabetes mellitus after receiving an organ transplant:
(1) ethnic group (Black or Hispanic)
(2) family history of diabetes mellitus, in first degree relatives
(4) history of glucose intolerance or gestational diabetes
(5) viral hepatitis C infection
(6) age > 40 years
(7) if renal transplant, a cadaver kidney
(8) type of immunosuppressive therapy (tacrolimus > cyclosporine, high dose corticosteroid therapy)
family history of diabetes
history of glucose intolerance or gestational diabetes
viral hepatitis C
<= 40 years of age
> 40 years of age
high dose corticosteroid therapy
source of organ (if renal transplant)
total number of risk factors =
= SUM(points for all of the parameters)
The risk for new-onset diabetes increases as the number of risk factors increase.
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Purpose: To identify risk factors for new-onset diabetes in a patient who has had an organ transplant.
Specialty: Endocrinology, Clinical Laboratory, General Surgery
Objective: risk factors, complications
ICD-10: E14.8, E14.9, Y83.0,