Diagnosis

StudyPopulationInterventionOutcomesResultsCommentsDesignEL
Neu et al, 2003132121 children and young people with type 1 diabetes who presented between 1987 and 1997
Aged up to 15 years
Germany
None% who presented with diabetic ketoacidosisAll ages 0–15: 26.3% (558/2121)
Those aged 0–4: years 36.0%
Observational studyIII
Jefferson et al, 2003181998 survey of 302 paediatricians identified as providing care for children with diabetes aged under 16 years; 244 returned questionnaire
UK
Questionnaire sent to paediatricians and physicians who provide care for children with diabetes
  1. % of paediatricians who provide care for children with diabetes who expressed a specialist interest in diabetes
  2. % of paediatricians who provide care for children with diabetes in a clinic dedicated to their care
  3. % of clinics that had a specialist nurse
  4. % of specialist nurses that were trained in the care of children
  5. % of clinics that had a nurse to patient ratio of more than 1 to 100
  6. % of clinics that had a paediatric dietitian
  7. % of clinics that had some form of specialist psychology or counselling available
  1. 78% of the paediatricians expressed a specialist interest in diabetes
  2. 91% saw children in a designated diabetic clinic
  3. 93%
  4. 66%
  5. 47%
  6. 65%
  7. 25%
Children and young people cared for n = 17 192SurveyIII

From: Evidence tables

Cover of Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Young People.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 15.2.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2004 Sep.
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