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A study conducted by the University of Florida shows that 10 to 18 year old children with Type 1 diabetes have less blood vessel flexibility than non-diabetic children. This is a symptom of heart disease usually only seen in adults. Thus, it is recommended that children with diabetes have their blood pressure and cholesterol level monitored and treated if necessary.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Wistv
About: Children with Type 1 Diabetes show signs of heart disease
Date: 15 June 2004
Author: Chris Rees
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