Cognitive Function in Type 1 Diabetic Adults With Early Exposure to Severe Hypoglycemia

  title={Cognitive Function in Type 1 Diabetic Adults With Early Exposure to Severe Hypoglycemia},
  author={Bj\orn O {\AA}svold and Trond Sand and Knut A. Hestad and Marit Rokne Bj\orgaas},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE We assessed adulthood cognition in relation to early exposure to severe hypoglycemia (SH). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Sixteen years subsequent to a study of cognitive function in 28 diabetic children and 28 matched control subjects, we reexamined the same subjects with a 96% participation rate. Diabetic subjects were classified as with (n = 9) or without (n = 18) early (<or=10 years of age) SH, which was defined as convulsions or loss of consciousness. RESULTS Overall, cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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*: defined as first SH ≤ 10 years of age Abbreviations: RAVLT, Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test; WMS-R, Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised; DKEFS, Delis Kaplan Executive Function System

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