Adolescent adherence in type 1 diabetes
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- Hoffman, R.P. Compr Ther (2002) 28: 128. doi:10.1007/s12019-002-0050-8
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Adolescents with Type 1 diabetes have poorer glycemic control and more hypoglycemia than do adults. While physiologic reasons for these problems exist, the most common problems are failure to administer insulin, monitor glucose levels, and maintain an appropriate meal plan.