Table 3

Comparison of Mean values of study variables in relation to presence or absence of hyperechogenic liver in type 1 diabetes children
Study variables (Mean) Hyperechogenic liver Yes (12) No (84) P - value
Age (year) 9.7 8.3 0.11
Duration of diabetes (Year) 3 2 0.18
Height (Z score) 0.20 0.068 0.35
BMI (Z score) 0.66 ― 0.12 0.14
HbA1c % 12.14 10.7 0.09
Insulin dose(Units/kg/day) 0.68 0.74 0.24
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.1 0.98 0.76
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.3 4.1 0.41

BMI: Body mass index, HbA1c: Glycosylated hemoglobin.

Al-Hussaini et al.

Al-Hussaini et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:160   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-160

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