Table 2.

Characteristics of diabetes in seven adult patients with CF and kidney involvementa

PatientDiabetes DiagnosisDiabetes TreatmentKidney biopsy
Age (yr)Diagnostic CriteriaPrecipitating FactorHbA1c (%)Diabetic RetinopathyDiabetic Nephropathy
327OGTTOAD, insulin5.5 to 6.9NoYes
420FGCs-induced diabetesInsulin5.2NoYes
723OGTTInsulin8.0 to 11.0NoNo
833FGCs-induced diabetes6.0NoNo
1132Kidney biopsy5.3NoYes
  • a Cs, corticosteroids; FG, fasting glucose; HbA1c, glycosylated hemoglobin; OAD, oral antidiabetic drug; OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test.