hrp0097rfc14.3 | Late Breaking | ESPE2023

Body composition in a pediatric population with type 1 diabetes mellitus - the importance of planned physical activity

Adriana Rangel Maria , Pires Rita , Lopes Vilma , Lima Conceição , Arménia Campos Rosa , Luísa Leite Ana

Introduction: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is associated with significantly higher cardiovascular disease mortality compared to the general population, even when glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is less than 7.0%. Inadequate body composition may increase the risk.Aim and Methods: To evaluate body composition of a group of pediatric patients with T1DM, from Portuguese Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetic Clinic, using the bioim...