hrp0089p1-p032 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2018

Bone Mineral Density and Glycemic Control in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Fuusager Gitte , Christesen Henrik Thybo , Milandt Nikolaj , Schou Anders Jorgen

Background/aim: Osteoporosis is a known complication in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), but whether the bones are affected in children and adolescents with T1DM remains controversial. The study aim was to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in children and adolescents with T1DM and identify risk factors associated to lower BMD.Method: In a single-center cohort of children and adolescents with T1DM, BMD was examined by dual-energy X-ray absor...