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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 43

of 'Hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus'

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Imaging of the brain in children with type I diabetes mellitus.
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Wootton-Gorges SL, Glaser NS
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Pediatr Radiol. 2007;37(9):863. Epub 2007 Jul 10.
 
Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) affects about 1 in 500 children and can cause damage to multiple organ systems. In recent years, growing attention has been given to the effects of type 1 DM on the brain. In this article we review important imaging features of the brain in children with type 1 DM, including (1) imaging the child in diabetic ketoacidosis and the child with hypoglycemia, (2) syndromes associated with type 1 DM, and (3) long-term effects of type 1 DM on brain structure.
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Department of Radiology, UC Davis Children's Hospital, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA. sandra.gorges@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
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