Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 128–133

Adolescent adherence in type 1 diabetes

  • Robert P. Hoffman
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-002-0050-8

Cite this article as:
Hoffman, R.P. Compr Ther (2002) 28: 128. doi:10.1007/s12019-002-0050-8


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.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert P. Hoffman
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  1. 1.Section of Endocrinology Department of Pediatrics The Ohio State University College of Public HealthColumbus Children's HospitalColumbusUSA