Serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin correlates with hemoglobin A1c in children with recently diagnosed pediatric diabetes.

@article{Redondo2017SerumUO,
  title={Serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin correlates with hemoglobin A1c in children with recently diagnosed pediatric diabetes.},
  author={Maria Jose Redondo and Beverly A. Shirkey and Daniel W Fraga and A Osama Gaber and Omaima M Sabek},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={
          869-873
        }
}
BACKGROUND Osteocalcin (OC), a hormone secreted by osteoblasts, improves beta-cell function in vitro and in vivo. We aimed to understand the relationship between OC and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in pediatric diabetes. METHODS Children (n = 70; mean [SD] age = 11.8 years [3.1]; 34.3% non-Hispanic white, 46.3% Hispanic, 14.9% African-American, 4.5% other… CONTINUE READING