Table 1—

Auxological and diabetes-specific data at the first and second measurements in patients with type 1 diabetes

First measurementSecond measurement
n (female/male)41 (20/21)41 (20/21)
Age (years)9.87 ± 2.315.44 ± 2.3
Age at onset of disease (years)5.54 ± 3.2
Disease duration (years)4.31 ± 2.99.81 ± 2.8
Height SD−0.36 ± 1.0*−0.12 ± 1.0
Weight SD0.11 ± 1.10.46 ± 1.0
BMI SD0.39 ± 0.9*0.57 ± 1.0*
Tanner stage group (n)
    1273
    2139
    3129
Latest A1C (%)7.13 ± 0.98.14 ± 1.2
Average A1C (%)7.11 ± 0.87.74 ± 1.1
Insulin dose (IU · kg−1 · day−1)0.78 ± 0.20.91 ± 0.2
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • * Significant difference (P < 0.05) for mean values between patients and reference population.

  • Significant difference (P < 0.05) for mean values and between the two measurement time points.