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BACKGROUND Little is known about auxologic, autoimmune, and HLA characteristics specific to children with early-onset diabetes (EOD). HLA subtypes have been shown to play an important part in the determination of islet-cell autoimmunity and in the pace and intensity of the beta-cell destructive process. OBJECTIVES Our goals were to: 1) outline auxologic,(More)
INTRODUCTION To provide direction and to support improvements in diabetes care, states must be able to measure the effectiveness of interventions and gain feedback on progress. We wanted to know if data from multiple health clinics that are implementing quality improvement strategies could be combined to provide useful measurements of diabetes care(More)
Use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy has increased among patients with type 1 diabetes. This study was performed: (1) to evaluate the effect of CSII on diabetes control in children and young adults, (2) to detect effects of CSII on weight, body mass index (BMI), and insulin requirements, (3) to investigate seasonal variation in(More)
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