S Szabo-Aczel

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We studied the clinical spectrum associated with secondary plasma carnitine deficiency in 51 pediatric patients. Forty-three patients had total plasma carnitine values below 20 mumol/L and an additional eight patients had total values above 20 mumol/L but had low free plasma carnitine levels. The clinical presentation in the patients with total plasma(More)
Recognizing the similarity of type I diabetes mellitus to inborn errors of metabolism that have responded to carnitine therapy, we initiated a study of 54 children with type I diabetes mellitus. Examining a fasting blood sample for levels of carnitine, glucose, and glycosylated hemoglobin A1c, and a urine sample for levels of ketones and glucose, we found(More)
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