hrp0086p2-p263 | Diabetes P2 | ESPE2016

The Role of 24-h Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Early Experience of a Single Centre

Predieri Barbara , Bruzzi Patrizia , Bianco Valentina , Spaggiari Valentina , Mazzoni Silvia , Cattelani Chiara , Iughetti Lorenzo

Background: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) permits the observation of blood pressure (BP) in a nonmedical environment. In adults, ABPM is better related to renal damage and cardiovascular morbidity than office BP readings. In early stages of type 1 diabetes (T1DM), the role of ABPM is still controversial.Objective and hypotheses: To detect blood pressure abnormalities using 24-h ABPM in children and adolescents with T1DM and to determine the...