Diabetes mellitus complicating β-thalassemia: a case report

  • AG Bakari Medical Unit, Lautoka Hospital, Fiji-Islands
  • D Narayan Medical Unit, Lautoka Hospital, Fiji-Islands
Keywords: &#946, -thalassemia, diabetes mellitus, iron overload

Abstract

A case of beta-thalassemia major complicated by diabetes mellitus in a Fiji national is presented. The mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of this complication are highlighted.

Keywords: β-thalassemia, diabetes mellitus, iron overload

Annals of African Medicine Vol.2(1) 2003: 36-38

Author Biography

AG Bakari, Medical Unit, Lautoka Hospital, Fiji-Islands
Dr. Adamu Girei Bakari, Department of medicine, A. B. U. Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria.
Published
2004-03-25
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1596-3519