Public Health Agencies Must Respond To Co-Epidemics Of Diabetes, TB

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s “Global Health NOW”: Curbing Diabetes Vital to Controlling TB
Sarabjit S. Chadha, project director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (The Union), Sharath B.N., faculty at ESI-Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science and Research in Bangalore, and Sachi Satapathy, technical officer at The Union, discuss how diabetes is a risk factor for tuberculosis, complicating diagnosis and treatment. “…A strategy to enhance accessibility to affordable health care, diagnosis, clinical care and management — measures to prevent and protect the diseases in masses — needs to be fairly adopted…” (4/29).