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2014 | April-June | Issue2
Review Article
Childhood and Adolescent Onset Type 1 Diabetes in India
Anandakumar Amutha, Thai Kalpana, Viswanathan Mohan
Author Affiliation
Anandakumar Amutha : Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Thai Kalpana : Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Viswanathan Mohan : Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

10.5005/jp-journals-10036-1013

ABSTRACT

According to International Diabetes Federation, there are 382 million people with diabetes globally. While the majority of this is constituted by type 2 diabetes, numbers of type 1 diabetes are also increasing. This paper reviews the clinical and epidemiological features and management issues in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Keywords: Type 1 diabetes, Children and adolescents, Management, Complications, Epidemiology, India.

How to cite this article: Amutha A, Kalpana T, Mohan V. Childhood and Adolescent Onset Type 1 Diabetes in India. MGM J Med Sci 2014;1(2):76-83.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None declared

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