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Table 6 Chronic complication prevalence among type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents

From: Metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes in youth: from diagnosis to treatment

  T1D (%) T2D (%) p
Microalbuminuria 6 28 < 0.001
Arterial hypertension 16 36 < 0.001
Retinopathy 20 4 0.43
Peripheral neuropathy 27 21 0.48
Obesity 7 56 < 0.001
  1. T1D: type 1 diabetes; T2D: type 2 diabetes. Adapted from Eppens, MC et al [142].