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ea0016p140 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Prospective study of latent pernicious anemia markers in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Alonso Nuria , Granada MaLuisa , Soldevila Berta , Salinas Isabel , Aguilera Eva , Junca Jordi , Puig Rocio , Pla Raquel , Martinez-Caceres Eva , Sanmarti Anna

Introduction: Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) present a high prevalence of autoimmune associated diseases. Recently, we described a prevalence of latent pernicious anemia (LPA) of 12.4% in DM1.Objectives: A 5-year follow-up study of a cohort of DM1 patients in order to evaluate the evolution of biochemical markers of LPA, defined as a serum pepsinogen I (PI) concentration below normal limits.Material and methods: One h...