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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1123-1125

Hyperglycaemia induced by isoniazid preventive therapy

1 Asvins Care Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 PCMH Restore Health Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Academy of Family Physicians of India, Karnataka Chapter and Being Positive Foundation, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_197_18

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We report the case of a HIV-positive patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus who presented with uncontrolled blood sugars after the initiation of prophylactic isoniazid (INH) therapy. INH is widely used for prophylaxis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) around the world and INH-induced hyperglycaemia could be overlooked.

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