Researchers recruited 36 children with type 1 diabetes, ages 7 to 17, and found that those with poor glycemic control had lower accrual of total body less head bone mineral content after 12 months of being diagnosed than those with good glycemic control. The findings in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism revealed that increases in periosteal circumference and tibia cortical area z scores were associated with total body less head BMC velocity, which was only seen among those with good glycemic control.
Glycemic control tied to bone accrual in diabetes, study finds
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