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Poor disease control common among younger patients with type 1 diabetes

Poor disease control common among younger patients with type 1 diabetes
May 29, 2015

Adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes struggle to maintain glycemic control and target HbA1c levels, increasing their risk for future complications of the disease, according to research in Diabetes Care.

Analysis of the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry data, collected for 4 years, also showed that treatment outcomes must be improved across all age groups, and that severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis remain common complications of treatment, particularly in older and younger patients, respectively.

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