The effect of cardiovascular risk factors on the longitudinal evolution of the carotid intima medial thickness in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus


BACKGROUND Type 1 diabetes mellitus is a generally accepted atherogenic risk factor. The aim of this prospective longitudinal study was to evaluate changes in carotid intima media thickness (cIMT) in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) using standardized methods. METHODS We re-evaluated cIMT in 70 (38 f) of initial 150 (80 f… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2840-10-53


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