Glycemic control and correlates in a group of sub Saharan type 1 diabetes adolescents.

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From: BMC Research Notes(Vol. 12, Issue 1)
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
Document Type: Clinical report
Length: 2,154 words
Lexile Measure: 1350L

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Objectives This study aims to describe the prevalence of glycemic control and related factors in a population of Sub-Saharan African T1D patients. We carried out a cross-sectional study including children and adolescents from seven different centers of the Changing Diabetes in Children (CDiC) program. All children enrolled in the program where recruited after parental consent. Diabetes history, daily practice anthropometrics parameters and HbA1c were assessed for each participant. Results We enrolled 95 children adolescents, aged from 06 to 19 years. The mean HbA1c was 9.2 [+ or -] 2.5% and 67.4% of participant had poor glycemic control. There was an association between study level of the patients (p = 0.03), healthy eating habits (p Keywords: Type 1 diabetes, Africa, Glycemic control

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A581426432