Larry C. Deeb

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Diabetes is a relatively common chronic disease of childhood (1); however, capturing prevalence data in children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes has been challenging. The comprehensive SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth (SEARCH) study has made significant strides in better understanding disease prevalence in the pediatric population. A recent SEARCH study found(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate depressive symptoms in caregivers of children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) or cystic fibrosis (CF) and identify associated risk factors. METHODS A total of 195 caregivers completed demographic, stress, and depressive symptoms questionnaires. Children's health status was obtained from medical records. RESULTS Approximately 33% of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the occurrence of white coat adherence in families with children who have type 1 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Blood glucose data were downloaded from meters of 72 children, aged 2-11 years, with type 1 diabetes at four consecutive clinic visits. Generalized estimating equations were used to analyze patterns of blood glucose(More)
Insulin degludec (IDeg) once-daily was compared with insulin detemir (IDet) once- or twice-daily, with prandial insulin aspart in a treat-to-target, randomized controlled trial in children 1-17 yr with type 1 diabetes, for 26 wk (n = 350), followed by a 26-wk extension (n = 280). Participants were randomized to receive either IDeg once daily at the same(More)
D iabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood (1). There are ϳ186,300 individuals Ͻ20 years of age with diabetes in the U.S. Based on 2002–2003 data, the rate of new type 1 diabetes cases was 19.0 per 100,000 children and of type 2 diabetes was 5.3 per 100,000 (2). The majority of these young people attend school and/or some type of day(More)
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