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