Christince Karagianni

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The lipoprotein lipase coding gene sequence was analysed on a 10-year-old girl with new-onset Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM), ketoacidosis and severe hypertriglyceridaemia (TG > 112.9 mmol/l), revealing that the patient was a compound heterozygote for two mutations, D9N in exon 2 and S447X in exon 9. Although these two mutations usually do not considerably(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences in left ventricular mass index (LVMI) and the prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in children and adolescents classified as normotensives, prehypertensives and hypertensives by ambulatory blood pressure (BP) levels. A total of 124 consecutive children and adolescents aged 5 to 18 years(More)
AIM In 32 juvenile patients suffering from insulin dependent diabetes we observed a carnitine imbalance (increase in acylcarnitine and reduction of free carnitine), which was higher in patients with the highest levels of glycosylated hemoglobin. Parallel to that, in patients with the most prominent carnitine imbalance, there was the highest increase in the(More)
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