Age of onset of type 1 diabetes in children and carotid intima medial thickness.

@article{Pozza2007AgeOO,
  title={Age of onset of type 1 diabetes in children and carotid intima medial thickness.},
  author={Robert Dalla Pozza and Susanne M Bechtold and Walter Bonfig and Stefanie Putzker and Rainer G Kozlik-Feldmann and Heinrich Netz and Hans-Peter Schwarz},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2007},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={2053-7}
}
CONTEXT Cardiovascular disease due to atherosclerosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in adult diabetic patients. In children, signs of subclinical atherosclerosis such as increased intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid arteries have been detected in several studies. However, concerns may arise about the different analyzing methods used because measurements in patients and controls differ significantly. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 208 children [150 patients with… CONTINUE READING