The role of socio-economic and clinical factors on HbA1c in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: An Italian multicentre survey

R. Gesuita, E. Skrami, Riccardo Bonfanti, P. Cipriano, L. Ferrito, Paola Frongia, D. Iafusco, A. Iannilli, F. Lombardo, E. Mozzillo, R. Paleari, Ivana Rabbone, A. Sabbion, A. Salvatoni, Andrea Scaramuzza, Riccardo Schiaffini, N. Sulli, Sonia Toni, F. Carle, Valentino Cherubini

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Abstract

Objective: To identify the role of the family's socio-economic and clinical characteristics on metabolic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Methods: In this cross-sectional, multicentre study, 768 subjects with type 1 diabetes under 18 years of age were consecutively recruited from January 2008 to February 2009. Target condition was considered for HbA1c values 1c target. Their identification can be crucial in addressing strategies to optimize metabolic control and improve diabetes management.

Original languageEnglish
JournalPediatric Diabetes
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2016

Keywords

  • Child
  • Hb A1c
  • Quality of life
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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