Prevalence of autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes patients and its association with the clinical presentation - UAE Eastern Region experience.

@article{AlHassani2014PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes patients and its association with the clinical presentation - UAE Eastern Region experience.},
  author={Noura Al-Hassani and Fares D Chedid and Suha Hadi and Walid Kaplan},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 11-12},
  pages={1157-9}
}
BACKGROUND Positive autoantibodies and its association with the clinical course of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) have been reported worldwide, however, no such data have been reported in United Arab Emirates population. OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of positive autoantibodies in T1DM pediatric patients and its association with the clinical presentation. METHODS Descriptive retrospective chart review of all new cases of pediatric T1DM at Tawam Hospital. Electronic patient records… CONTINUE READING