Diabetes (DM) Type 1 Pediatrics Scoping Review (2019)
An evidence scoping review is conducted to determine availability of literature examining management of type 1 diabetes among pediatric population. The focus will be on medical nutrition therapy, dietary management (carbohydrate, fat, and protein intake), and self-monitoring of glucose management. Understanding the landscape of pediatric type 1 diabetes management interventions literature could help to inform the need/scope and the development of future systematic reviews and Evidence-based Practice Guidelines in this area.
The research question and search plan for this scoping review is:: Among pediatric type 1 diabetes individuals, what is the availability of literature examining dietary management interventions and effectiveness of MNT to improve nutrition-related outcomes?
Search Plan Details
Target Population: <18 years old with type 1 diabetes mellitus
Interventions: Studies examining any nutrition intervention including medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and dietary intervention (carbohydrates, fat, and protein)
Outcomes: Glycemic control, all cause mortality, QoL, body weight/BMI, episodes of hypoglycemia of diabetes ketoacidosis.
Locations: All locations. No limits.
Search Dates: 2010-2019
Study Designs: controlled and non-controlled trials (intervention), prospective cohort studies
Databases: PubMed, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Database for systematic reviews
Results: This scoping review is in progress with an estimated completion date of December 2019.
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