J Korean Diabetes > Volume 16(4); 2015 > Article
The Journal of Korean Diabetes 2015;16(4):236-241.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4093/jkd.2015.16.4.236    Published online December 24, 2015.
당뇨병 환자의 예방접종 최신지견
Vaccination for Diabetic Patients: An Update.
Joon Sup Yeom
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. jsyeom@skku.edu
As Korean populations are getting older and the number of adults with diabetes is continually increasing, importance of prevention of infectious diseases through vaccination has increased. With recent introduction of newly developed vaccines, especially protein-conjugated pneumococcal vaccine and quadrivalent influenza vaccine, guidelines for adult vaccination that include recommendation for diabetic patients have been revised. In this article, revised adult vaccination guidelines will be review based on recently published results of the effectiveness of protein conjugate pneumococcal vaccine for prevention of pneumonia and that of the quadrivalent influenza vaccine.
Key Words: Diabetes mellitus, Human influenza, Immunization, Pneumococcal infections

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