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INTRODUCTION Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed at an early presymptomatic stage by the detection of islet autoantibodies. The Fr1da study aims to assess whether early staging of type 1 diabetes (1) is feasible at a population-based level, (2) prevents severe metabolic decompensation observed at the clinical manifestation of type 1 diabetes and (3) reduces(More)
The myotropic effects of growth hormone (GH) have long been known. An excess of GH as in acromegaly, causes various problems within the circulatory system including cardiac hypertrophy. Although the latter has not been reported as a complication of GH therapy in children, we assessed this possibility in 54 children. Ninety-six echocardiographic studies were(More)
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