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DM (Diabetes Mellitus) increases the risk of developing respiratory infections.

DM delays the healing process of TB by prolonging sputum smear and culture conversion.

TB patients with DM have lower lung functioning after completing treatment compared to TB patients without DM.

DM has no impact on TB treatment outcomes.

How many statements given above are correct?

(a) Only one statement

(b) Only two statements

(c) Only three statements

(d) All four statements

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Answer: (c) Only three statements

Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct as DM increases the risk of developing respiratory infections.

Statement 2 is correct as DM delays the healing process of TB by prolonging sputum smear and culture conversion.

Statement 3 is correct as TB patients with DM have lower lung functioning after completing treatment compared to TB patients without DM.

Statement 4 is incorrect as DM does have an impact on TB treatment outcomes, increasing the likelihood of unfavorable outcomes.

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