hrp0089rfc12.2 | Diabetes and Insulin 2 | ESPE2018

Bone Mineral Density is Increased in 276 Danish Children and Adolescents with Type-1-Diabetes

Madsen Jens Otto Broby , Herskin Camilla Winther , Zerahn Bo , Olsen Birthe Susanne , Pociot Flemming , Johannesen Jesper

Objectives: Bone health is affected in Type-1-Diabetis (T1D) causing higher risk of hip fractures, prolonged fracture healing and altered bone mineral density (BMD). In T1D adults BMD is found to be decreased. In this study we have measured the BMD in children and adolescents from the Copenhagen Pediatric T1D Cohort.Methods: 276 children and adolescents (131 girls) were included from the diabetes outpatient clinic at Herlev University Hospital. All patie...