Diabetes and Pneumonia - from FDA reports


Pneumonia is found among people with Diabetes, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Metformin and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Diabetes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,458 people who have Diabetes from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

3,458 people who have Diabetes and Pneumonia are studied.

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Gender of people who have Diabetes and experience Pneumonia *:

  • female: 50.12 %
  • male: 49.88 %

Age of people who have Diabetes and experience Pneumonia *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.35 %
  • 20-29: 0.38 %
  • 30-39: 2.23 %
  • 40-49: 5.98 %
  • 50-59: 17.32 %
  • 60+: 73.46 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,147 people, 33.17%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (569 people, 16.45%)
  • Depression (349 people, 10.09%)
  • Pain (341 people, 9.86%)
  • Preventive Health Care (317 people, 9.17%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (627 people, 18.13%)
  • Lantus (492 people, 14.23%)
  • Humalog (295 people, 8.53%)
  • Avandia (290 people, 8.39%)
  • Lasix (286 people, 8.27%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (370 people, 10.70%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (320 people, 9.25%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (281 people, 8.13%)
  • Fever (255 people, 7.37%)
  • Weakness (247 people, 7.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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