Characterization of 33 488 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes based on the gender-specific increase of cardiovascular risk factors.

@article{Schwab2010CharacterizationO3,
  title={Characterization of 33 488 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes based on the gender-specific increase of cardiovascular risk factors.},
  author={Karl Otfried Schwab and Juergen Doerfer and Wolfgang Marg and Edith Schober and Reinhard W. Holl},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={357-63}
}
OBJECTIVES Characterization of children with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) regarding number and gender distribution of cardiovascular risk factors (cvRF) and of total cholesterol/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (TC/HDL-C ratio) for risk assessment. METHODS 33488 patients <or=18 years were included in this cross-sectional analysis and placed into 5 categories by their number of cvRF. Dyslipidemia (TC >200 mg/dL, >5.17 mmol/L; and/or HDL-C <35 mg/dL, <0.91 mmol/L; and/or LDL-C >130 mg/dL… CONTINUE READING
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