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Diabetologia

, Volume 61, Issue 7, pp 1688–1689 | Cite as

Correction to: Clinically meaningful and lasting HbA1c improvement rarely occurs after 5 years of type 1 diabetes: an argument for early, targeted and aggressive intervention following diagnosis

  • Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar
  • Nuredin Mohammed
  • Konstantinos A. Toulis
  • G. Neil Thomas
  • Parth Narendran
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Correction to: Diabetologia

 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-018-4574-6

In Table 1 the data for age group, sex and Townsend index were incorrectly identified as mean ± SD instead of n (%). The table is corrected here.
Table 1

Baseline characteristics of participants and HbA1c summary statistics

Characteristics

All participants

N = 4525

Participants contributing for 10 years and above

n = 938

Age group (years)

  0–10

1294 (28.6)

293 (31.3)

  10–20

1737 (38.4)

324 (34.5)

  20–30

798 (17.6)

138 (14.7)

  30–40

696 (15.4)

183 (19.5)

Sex

  Male

2743 (60.6)

574 (61.2)

  Female

1782 (39.4)

364 (38.8)

Townsend index

  1

1020 (22.5)

229 (24.4)

  2

869 (19.2)

178 (19.0)

  3

923 (20.4)

190 (20.3)

  4

828 (18.3)

175 (18.7)

  5

650 (14.4)

137 (14.6)

  Missing

235 (5.2)

29 (3.0)

Follow-up period (years)

  Mean (SD)

6.0 ± 4.6

13.2 ± 2.4

  Median (25th–75th percentile)

5.0 (2.1–9.2)

13.2 (11.2–14.8)

HbA1c (mmol/mol)a

  Mean (SD)

72.6 ± 20.6

73.7 ± 19.5

  Median (25th–75th percentile)

69.4 (58.5–82.5)

70.5 (60.7–83.6)

HbA1c (%)a

  Mean (SD)

8.8 ± 4.0

8.9 ± 3.9

  Median (25th–75th percentile)

8.5 (7.5–9.7)

8.6 (7.7–9.8)

Data presented as n (%), mean ± SD or median (25th–75th percentile)

aNumber of measurements in study period: 41,583 for all participants group, 16,989 for participants contributing for 10 years and above

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nuredin Mohammed
    • 2
  • Konstantinos A. Toulis
    • 2
  • G. Neil Thomas
    • 2
  • Parth Narendran
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DiabetesUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Applied Health Research, College of Medical and Dental SciencesUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK
  3. 3.Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Research College of Medical and Dental SciencesUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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