A large body of evidence revealed that compared with children and adolescents in the general population, those with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) are at excessive risk of diabetes related complications (1,2). Presence and long-term diabetes complications are known to increase cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality in population with T1DM in which 26.1% of all deaths are associated with diabetes complications (3).

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Keywords type 1 diabetes, risk factors, adolescents, renal diseases, cardiovascular diseases
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.21037/atm.2018.03.25, hdl.handle.net/1765/113863
Journal Annals of Translational Medicine
Citation
Ahmadizar, F, & Maitland-van der Zee, A-H. (2018). AdDIT Editorial comment—challenges in medication treatment of renal and cardiovascular diseases and risk factors in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Annals of Translational Medicine, 6(10). doi:10.21037/atm.2018.03.25