The aim was to study the longitudinal relationship between plantar fascia thickness (PFT) as a measure of tissue glycation and microvascular (MV) complications in young persons with type 1 diabetes (T1DM).

Benitez-Aguirre P.Z., Craig M.E., Jenkins A.J. et al. Plantar fascia thickness is longitudinally associated with retinopathy and renal dysfunction: a prospective study from adolescence to adulthood. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2012;6(2):348-55.
doi: 10.1177/193229681200600220.