This report is based on research conducted by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD (Contract No. 290-02-0018). The findings and conclusions in this document are those of the author(s), who are responsible for its content, and do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. No statement in this report should be construed as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The importance of self-monitoring to the effective use of insulin therapy and for those at risk
of hypoglycaemia through leisure or work activities (including driving) on oral medications
was noted. The frequency of monitoring that is useful to someone with diabetes is highly
individual and it is inappropriate to put an artificial restriction on this.
A 45 years old male,smoker, non diabetic and
normotensive, diagnosed case of sputum positive
pulmonary tuberculosis on antitubercular treatment ,
having completed the intensive phase of the treatment
and presently on continuation phase of the treatment
regime with Isoniazid 300mg, Rifampicin 450mg and
Pyrazinamide 1500mg, presented to medical
outpatient department with complaints of swelling of
the right leg since one month. The swelling had been
initially progressive and associated with calf