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Prevalence Of Urinary Tract Infection And Antimicrobial Susceptibility Among Diabetic Patients With Controlled And Uncontrolled Glycemia In Kuwait

Journal of Diabetes Research Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6573215, 7 pages 1Clinical Services Department, Dasman Diabetes Institute, P.O. Box 1180, 15462 Kuwait, Kuwait 2Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Unit, Dasman Diabetes Institute, P.O. Box 1180, 15462 Kuwait, Kuwait Academic Editor: Giovanni Annuzzi Copyright © 2016 May Sewify et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Diabetic patients have higher risk of urinary tract infection (UTI). In the present study, we investigated the impact of glycemic control in diabetic patients on UTI prevalence, type of strains, and their antimicrobial drugs susceptibility. This study was conducted on urine samples from 722 adult diabetic patients from which 252 (35%) samples were positive for uropathogens. Most UTI cases occurred in the uncontrolled glycemic group (197 patients) versus 55 patients with controlled glycemia. Higher glycemic levels were measured in uncontrolled glycemia group (HbA1c = 8.3 ± 1.5 and 5.4 ± 0.4, resp., ). Females showed much Continue reading >>

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  1. barbm1956

    Why do I feel dizzy on the morning

    I am newly diagnosed On metformin 500 mg. with or without the metformin I still feel the same. I have been struggling w breakfast and with all the suggestions , I have cut out bread in the am. I am much better with that. This morning my reading was 140. Ate an hour after getting up. 1 egg and 2 slices of bacon and coffee. 1 hour later reading was 164. I just have bouts of dizziness. And by the way even on metformin my readings are around 130 on it. Actually yesterday morning for the very first time my reading was 98 without metformin. Why do I feel this way? I do have really low vitamin s which I take 1 pill per week for that.

  2. barbm1956

    Thanks. All good advice. I am still trying to figure it all out. I am sure I am dehydrated. Probably the thing I am worst about doing. Drinking water

  3. barbm1956

    I guess I seemed to feel better not taking the medicine overall. An hour after I had dinner of chicken, sweet potatoe and salad and even a small cup of cream of crab soup , reading was 112. Which that was a first. Could be something else causing dizziness

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