Persistent insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in hemolytic uremic syndrome

Child Nephrol Urol. 1992;12(1):59-61.


A 1.5-year-old Saudi girl with hemolytic uremic syndrome is described. She developed hyperglycemia in the acute stage which required insulin therapy. After a short remission, she developed permanent insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Review of the literature of the occurrence and the pathophysiology of this phenomenon is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / etiology*
  • Female
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / complications*
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Hyperglycemia / etiology
  • Infant