Community Acquired Pneumonia in a Young Diabetic June 21, 2006. John N Landis, MD Chief, Pulmonary Medicine Baystate Medical Center Springfield, MA. A 23 year old female with diabetes presented to the emergency department on 1/01/05 with a cough, fever and 3 weeks of pleuritic chest pain.
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Community Acquired Pneumonia in a Young DiabeticJune 21, 2006
John N Landis, MD
Chief, Pulmonary Medicine
Baystate Medical Center
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The patient sustained moderate RLD from acute lung injury but has recovered fully and has returned to work full time. Probable factors leading to severity of her disease: Diabetes and possibly poor diet.