Study looks at treatment intensification in youth with type 1 diabetes

01/29/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

About 51.7% of youths with type 1 diabetes transitioned to a more intensive insulin treatment in three years, while 44.7% did not change and 3.6% moved to a less intensive therapy, a study indicated. Shifting to a more intensive treatment was more likely in younger patients, non-Hispanic whites and participants from families with private insurance and higher income and parental education levels, researchers wrote in Diabetes Care.

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