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Final adult height and its relationship to blood glucose control and microvascular complications in IDDM.

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The effect of longitudinal blood glucose control on final adult height was evaluated in 181 subjects (94 women and 87 men) with IDDM. Diabetes onset was at a median age of 6.9 years with an interquartile range of 4.7 years. Longitudinal glycated haemoglobin values were determined over a mean period of 6.6 +/- 2.6 years during their growth phase. Serial eye and joint examinations and urinary albumin excretion rates were performed with final assessment being carried out at a mean age of 21.1 +/...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chem
Marshall, G More by this author
Walravens, CF More by this author
Walravens, PA More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
129-133
Publication date:
1995-02-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:d56fcffc-6f67-4b53-9bc5-ced660f92fae
Source identifiers:
121811
Local pid:
pubs:121811

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