Practical aspects of managing diabetes in adolescents.

In 1988 and 1990 screening for HbA1c and albumin excretion rate in diabetic children was carried out throughout Denmark. Each study included approximately 1000 diabetic patients. Raised levels of HbA1c (9.5-10%) were found despite 60% of these young people receiving three or more insulin injections daily. The prevalence of persistent microalbuminuria was 4… CONTINUE READING