Management and 1 year outcome for UK children with type 2 diabetes

JPH Shield, R Lynn, KC Wan, L Haines, Timothy Barrett

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    Objective: To report the 1-year outcome for children newly diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes in the UK. Design: Follow-up study of a UK national cohort. Subjects: All children under the age of 17 years diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes from 1 October 2004 to 31 October 2005 (inclusive). Results: Follow-up data were available for 73 of the 76 cases. The mean age at follow-up was 14.5 years, with mean duration of diabetes 1 year. The revised incidence of type 2 diabetes in the UK in children under 17 years is 0.6/100 000/year. The mean body mass index (BMI) SDS at diagnosis was 2.89, and mean change at 1 year was 20.11 (range -1.53 to +1.37). At 1 year, only 58% achieved the American Diabetes Association/European Association for the Study of Diabetes recommended treatment target (glycated haemoglobin
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)206-209
    Number of pages4
    JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009


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