Children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who had a single episode of moderate or severe diabetic ketoacidosis experienced subtle memory declines, according to a study in Diabetes Care. The findings, based on data from 758 participants, also revealed that repeated DKA episodes among children with known type 1 diabetes were tied to sizable declines in intelligence quotient, indicating that DKA effects may be heightened in children with chronic exposure to hyperglycemia.
Study ties DKA to cognitive decline in pediatric T1D
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