Table 2

Correlation analyses between hsCRP and anthropometric and demographic data and biochemical parameters of children with type 1 diabetes adjusted by Tanner stage

Type 1 diabetesCorrelation with hsCRP
Age (years)12.66 (11.57–13.74)NS
BMI (Z-score)0.05 (−0.27 to 0.36)r=0.49 (p<0.001)
Waist circumference (Z-score)0.44 (0.05–0.83)r=0.37 (p<0.001)
Duration of diabetes (years)4.91 (3.93–6.01)r=0.25 (p=0.08)
TDI (UI/kg/day)0.80 (0.74–0.86)NS
HbA1c baselineNS
 %8.01 (7.56–8.51)
 mmol/mol64 (59.1–69.5)
Average of HbA1c in the last year of evolutionNS
 %8.26 (7.83–8.78)
 mmol/mol66.8 (62.8–72.5)
ACRr=0.36 (p<0.05)
 mg/g6.93 (4.7–9.5)
 mg/mmol0.78 (0.53–1.07)
  • ACR, albumin to creatinine ratio; BMI, body mass index; HbA1c, glycosylated hemoglobin A1c; hsCRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; NS, not significant; TDI, total daily insulin.