The Association of Pulmonary Functions with Glycemic Control and Microvascular Complications in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus


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Okyay G. U. , Yenigun E. C. , Hondur A. M. , Coruh Y., Uzunmehmetoglu C. P. T. , Yildirim I. S.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.16, no.2, pp.48-52, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/imj.2015.35693
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.48-52

Abstract

Objective: Pulmonary system is a target organ for microangiopathic damage in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). In the present study, the relationships of pulmonary functions with glycemic control, duration of diabetes, and microangiopathic complications have been assessed in type II diabetic patients.