Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in a Mixed Population: Are Girls at a Higher Risk?
We studied the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among adolescents with T1 Diabetes in a mixed population. Overall prevalence was 10.5%, all female. Late puberty, overweight, and obesity were other associated risk factors. These results suggest that obese adolescent girls with T1D are at a higher risk of metabolic syndrome.