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Type: Journal article
Title: Microvascular complications of insulin-dependent diabetes: risk factors, screening and intervention
Author: Couper, J.
Citation: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 1996; 32(1):7-9
Publisher: Wiley
Issue Date: 1996
ISSN: 1034-4810
1440-1754
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J Couper
Abstract: The ability to detect subclinical signs of the microvascular complications of diabetes during adolescence and our increased understanding of risk factors for their development provide an opportunity to prevent irreversible organ damage. Glycaemic control makes a major contribution to the risk and progression of microvascular complications. However, the unique psychological and physiological changes of childhood and adolescence present a considerable challenge for those attempting to reduce the burden of adult microvascular disease.
Keywords: Adolescents; diabetic neuropathy; diabetic retinopathy; insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; microalbuminuria
Rights: © 1996 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
RMID: 0030005490
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1996.tb01531.x
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