Quantitative ultrasound of proximal phalanxes in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Valerio2004QuantitativeUO,
  title={Quantitative ultrasound of proximal phalanxes in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Giuliana Valerio and Antonio Del Puente and Pietro Di Buono and Antonella Esposito and Manuela Zanatta and Enza Mozzillo and Erika Moretto and Loredana Mastidoro and Adriana Franzese},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2004},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={161-6}
}
The influence of duration of diabetes and metabolic control on phalangeal quantitative ultrasound (QUS) was evaluated in a group of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Eighty-six patients (mean age 11.9 years; mean duration 4.3 years) were studied. Daily calcium intake was assessed by means of a questionnaire. Amplitude-dependent speed of sound… CONTINUE READING