Extragastric manifestations of H pylori infection in children

With the increasing awareness among clinicians of H. pylori infection over the last decade, there have been a number of reports on the consequences of adverse effects from H. pylori infections outside the gastrointestinal tract (Tab. 1). Studies purporting the association between these manifestations of H. pylori infections are weak in terms of design and are not reviewed in this chapter. However, there are two manifestations that need to be mentioned: the first is refractory iron-deficiency anemia and the second is idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP) [45].

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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