Pediatric Diabetes

 Type 1 diabetes during adolescence: International comparison between Germany, Austria, and Sweden
Objectives By using pediatric diabetes quality registries in Austria, Germany, and Sweden treatment of type 1 diabetes and the outcome of care during the vulnerable adolescence period were compared. Methods Data in DPV, broadly used in Austria and Germany, and Swediabkids used in Sweden, from clinical visits in the year 2013 on 14?383 patients aged 11 to 16?years regarding hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), insulin regimen, body mass index (BMI)-SD score (SDS), blood pressure, hypoglycemia, ketoacidosis, and smoking habits were analyzed. Results Patients in Sweden had fewer clinical visits per year (P?