Maria Fernanda Vanti Macedo Paulino

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OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) and celiac disease association and to verify the existence of celiac disease symptoms, as well as the occurrence of other autoimmune diseases among the patients, their first-degree relatives and the possible influences of celiac disease in diabetes control. METHODS It was done a(More)
OBJECTIVE Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1), the most important chronic endocrine-metabolic disease in children and adolescents, may lead to delayed growth and puberty. In this study we analyzed the influence of DM1 on growth spurt and puberty of patients whose onset of the disease was before or at the beginning of this phase. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from(More)
BACKGROUND Permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus (PNDM) is a rare disorder, characterized by uncontrolled hyperglycemia diagnosed during the first 6 months of life. In general, PNDM has a genetic origin and most frequently it results from heterozygous mutations in KCNJ11, INS and ABCC8 genes. Homozygous or compound heterozygous inactivating mutations in GCK(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the growth and body composition of pre-pubertal diabetic children, and to check for influence of the age of diabetes onset and length, sex, insulin requirement and glycosylated hemoglobin. PATIENTS AND METHODS 59 diabetic children (39 M; 29 F), age 1.2-11.5 years, and 67 controls (36 M; 31 F), age 1.2-11.7 years were included.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate clinical and laboratory profiles of patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in three public hospitals in São Paulo, Brazil, since type 1 diabetes mellitus is a chronic illness that occurs mainly in the pediatric age group in the Brazilian population. METHODS Cross-sectional study with patients followed up in reference centers in São(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate growth and body composition of patients with the salt wasting form of classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency and to compare them with healthy children. METHODS Twenty-one prepubertal patients (eight boys and 13 girls) between 2.1 and 10.2 years and 67 prepubertal healthy controls (36 boys and 31(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the growth and body composition of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). SUBJECTS AND METHODS A cohort of 44 patients with T1DM were followed up for approximately four years and compared with a control group. Weight, height, body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage (BF%), fat mass index, waist circumference(More)
Background Human type 1A diabetes (T1AD) has a broad spectrum of clinical presentations, which may be associated with the severity of autoimmune response and consequently, different levels of pancreatic beta cells destruction. The T1AD presents a partial remission phase. The remission phase is classically a short period in childhood-onset diabetes, but(More)
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