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[Cross-sectional study of current situation of glycemic control with type 1 diabetes in Guangdong Province].
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PMID:  22333145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the glycemic control and the related factors of type 1 diabetic patients in Guangdong Province.
METHODS: Medical records and blood samples of type 1 diabetic patients were collected in 89 tertiary and secondary hospitals from all of the 21 cities in Guangdong Province. The clinical data were analyzed to explore the correlates of glycemic control. HbA1c levels, measured in Guangdong Diabetes Center, were used to assess glycemic control.
RESULTS: 851 patients were enrolled from August 6, 2010 to May 25, 2011. There were 408 males and 443 females. The median (interquartile range) age was 29.6 years (20.3 - 41.3 years). The onset age of diabetes was 25.3 years (15.7 - 35.5 years). The disease duration was 3.3 years (1.0 - 7.3 years). The BMI was 19.9 kg/m(2) (17.9 - 21.8 kg/m(2)). HbA1c levels were 8.6% (6.9% - 11.0%) and only 234 (27.50%) patients reached the age-specific target levels. Correlates with poorer glycemic control were 13 - 19 years old (vs 7 - 12 and ≥ 20 years old), lower household income, not on dietary intervention, never accepting diabetic education and shorter diabetic duration.
CONCLUSION: The majority of Guangdong type 1 diabetic patients did not achieve target values for glycemic control, indicating an urgent need for comprehensive management to improve glycemic control.
Authors:
Hong-Rong Deng; Ge Wu; Guo-Chun Luo; Jiang-Ming Lang; Shao-da Lin; Xiu-Wei Zhang; Gan-Xiong Liang; Mei-Lun Xu; Jian-Cai Lin; Lin Yuan; Shao-Qing Li; Jian-Neng Wu; Yong-Xin Wu; Long-Yi Zeng; Yi-Shan Fang; De-Hong Cai; Wen-Xin Ou; Ke-Rong Zhong; Nai-Qiang Xie; Lu Li; Ding-Yu Chen; Guo-Ju Tan; Hua-Zhang Yang; Jian-Ping Weng
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Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua yi xue za zhi     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0376-2491     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7511141     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  chi     Pagination:  3257-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Endocrinology, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China.
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