Saulius Čaplinskas, Ieva Linkevičiūtė


The susceptibility to certain infectious diseases increases for diabetics. Some of them are more common in patients with diabetes, others have difficult course and complicates much more for diabetics. The higher rate of infectious diseases in such patients is caused by defects of immunity system, neuropathy, vasculopathy and bigger amount of medical interventions which are developed from diabetes. This article discusses about infectious diseases relates to diabetes, their symptoms, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and preventive means which help to reduce the morbidity of infectious diseases.

Keyword(s): diabetes mellitus; complications; respiratory tract infections; urinary tract infections; skin and soft tissue infections
DOI: 10.5200/sm-hs.2015.060
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