JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.5, no.1, pp.20-26, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Type 1 diabetes, children, complications, Turkey, THYROID AUTOIMMUNITY, ADOLESCENTS, MELLITUS, HYPOGLYCEMIA, KETOACIDOSIS, RETINOPATHY, PREVALENCE, PREDICTORS, ADULTS, ONSET
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Objective: Epidemiologic and clinical features of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) may show substantial differences among countries. The primary goal in the management of T1DM is to prevent micro- and macrovascular complications by achieving good glycemic control. The present study aimed to assess metabolic control, presence of concomitant autoimmune diseases, and of acute and long-term complications in patients diagnosed with T1DM during childhood and adolescence. The study also aimed to be a first step in the development of a national registry system for T1DM, in Turkey.