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Clinical follow-up

Follow-up for long-term glucocorticoid therapy typically includes:

  • Bone mineral density testing
  • Pneumococcal vaccination
  • Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Monitoring for impaired fasting glucose and diabetes mellitus
  • Stress-dose steroids for acute illness or surgical procedures

Last updated January 25, 2016

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