Pneumonia with diabetes

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pneumonia diabetes mellitusOften the cause of death of diabetic patients lies not so much in the diabetes, many related diseases that arise in it. And infection that enters the body, is a destabilizing factor, which aggravated the situation and thus weakened body.

moreover, diabetic patients are more inclined to hurt certain kinds of diseases than people with normal metabolism. In the first place are intestinal infections, however, such frequent diseases and pneumonia. Factors contributing to atomizable in patients with diabetes mellitus:

- increased likelihood of aspiration;

- reduced immunity;

- hyperglycemia;

- pulmonary microangiopathy (pathological changes in the vessels of the lungs);

- related diseases.

the Symptoms in patients with diabetes mellitus is quite typical is shortness of breath, blueness of the skin around the lips and nose, pain when breathing. Pneumonia most often develops in the lower lobes or the posterior regions of upper lobes with a primary lesion of the right lung. Most often, diabetics develop extensive abscesses, and necrosis.

Studies have shown that in patients with diabetes mellitus bacteria (especially Klebsiella) often penetrate into the blood than ordinary people, suffering from pneumonia. This situation increases the mortality by half.

bacteria that detect pneumonia in patients with diabetes mellitus should first of all include Staphylococcus and gram-negative rods. Moreover, these bacteria can even in mild flu can give serious complications such as ketoacidosis and superinfection (multiple infections). It is against this danger with diabetes have to do and protevorevmaticescoy antiinfluenza vaccination.

Given the severity of diabetes, the presence of possible allergic reactions and prior drugs that doctors prescribe for pneumonia drugs. Usually in mild and moderate States have resorted to azithromycin, clarithromycin, amoxicillin - antimicrobial agents that are well tolerated by patients with diabetes mellitus. However, when taking any medicine, patients should carefully monitor the level of glucose in the blood, so as not to cause complications.