Katarzyna Piechowiak

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AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes in 2006-2007 and 2013-2014. METHOD The study group consisted of 426 children aged 0-18 years with type 1 diabetes onset admitted to our hospital in 2006-2007 (group A) and 2013-2014 (group B). The study(More)
BACKGROUND As exchange counting poses difficulty for children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) attending diabetes camps, they often guesstimate food amount without performing an exchange calculation. The aim of the study was to compare the accuracy of estimation with exchange counting using the mobile food exchange calculator (MFEC). METHODS During a summer(More)
UNLABELLED Diabetes is a common and severe complication of cystic fibrosis. If unrecognized, the condition not only causes deterioration of pulmonary function and failure to gain weight, but also a six-fold increase in mortality. AIM 1. To evaluate the course of abnormal glucose tolerance and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD), as well as the effects(More)
INTRODUCTION The way parents manage diabetes of their small children and environmental influence are crucial for maintaining glycemic control. The aim of the study was to assess environmental factors affecting metabolic control of young children with T1D treated with insulin pumps. MATERIAL AND METHODS Parents of children with T1D under the age of 10(More)
Background. The ELKa system is composed of computer software, with a database of nutrients, and a dedicated USB kitchen scale. It was designed to automatize the everyday calculations of food exchanges and prandial insulin doses. Aim. To investigate the influence of the ELKa on metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Methods. A(More)
BACKGROUND Delivery of insulin for high-protein low-fat meals with carbohydrates on the basis of carbohydrates leads to higher late postprandial glycemia. Studies with mixed meals demonstrated lower blood glucose level after dual wave bolus. The objective of our study was to assess the impact of additional dose of insulin in dual wave bolus for high-protein(More)
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