Implications of the DCCT for children and adolescents with IDDM

N J Med. 1994 Apr;91(4):227-8.


The DCCT findings have unique implications for youth with diabetes. Attempts should be made to achieve improved glycemic control in all children and adolescents with diabetes, but particular care needs to be exercised to avoid untoward side effects, especially hypoglycemia.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Blood Glucose / analysis
  • Child
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / therapy*
  • Humans


  • Blood Glucose