Parathormone--25(OH)-vitamin D axis and bone status in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Hamed2011Parathormone25OHvitaminDA,
  title={Parathormone--25(OH)-vitamin D axis and bone status in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Enas Ahmed Hamed and Nagla Hassan Abu Faddan and Hebh A Adb Elhafeez and Douaa M Sayed},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={536-46}
}
BACKGROUND Skeletal involvement in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has complex pathogenesis and despite numerous researches on this problem, many questions remain unanswered. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess bone status by measurement parathormone (PTH), 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] serum levels in children and adolescents with T1DM and its relation to insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), disease duration, puberty stage, and metabolic control. PATIENTS AND METHODS This… CONTINUE READING