Medical News Summary: Lund disease may be linked to diabetes


About: Lund disease may be linked to diabetes
Date: 20 December 2004
Source: Reuters Health
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health): A recent report in Diabetes Care has concurred with previous research results that impairment of pulmonary function increases the risk of diabetes. There was a direct correlation between the two. More research is needed to explain the observation. The inflammation associated with pulmonary disorders could play a part in the development of diabetes or the reverse could be true diabetes could result in the development of lung disease.
Related Disease Topics: Lung disease, Impaired pulmonary function, Diabetes, Inflammation

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