Association of Glycemic Control and Cell Stress With Telomere Attrition in Type 1 Diabetes

JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Sep 1;172(9):879-881. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1175.


This longitudinal study evaluates the association of glycemic control and associated cell stress with the telomere dynamics in a pediatric population with type 1 diabetes during a 7-year follow-up.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Blood Glucose / metabolism*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Telomere / metabolism*
  • Telomere Shortening*


  • Blood Glucose