Early tight control needed for children with type 1

Tight glycaemic control in newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes avoids adverse outcomes in adulthood, says a Swedish endocrinologist.  

Dr Eva Ortqvist from the Astrid Lindgrens Children’s Hospital says Swedish studies show patients with poor metabolic control during childhood or adolescence had significantly higher mean HbA1c values years later.

They were also more likely to develop