Increasing incidence of hypoglycemic coma in children with IDDM.

@article{Egger1991IncreasingIO,
  title={Increasing incidence of hypoglycemic coma in children with IDDM.},
  author={Matthias Egger and Sylvia Gschwend and George Davey Smith and K. A. Zuppinger},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={1001-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the incidence of hypoglycemic coma in children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) over 8 yr from 1981 to 1988 and to investigate the importance of residual beta-cell function of HbA1 levels and other variables as risk factors for hypoglycemic coma. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study consisted of 155 children with IDDM aged less than 16 yr at study entry. Mean age at onset of diabetes was 7.9 yr (range 1.1-15.6 yr). We made a prospective assessment of… CONTINUE READING