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A retrospective epidemiological study using primary data sources and external validation was conducted to assess the incidence of childhood (0 to 14 years) Type 1 diabetes in Hungary (excluding the Budapest region) over a 10-year period. Hospital records and regional diabetes centres' registries served as primary data sources, and data were validated by(More)
A retrospective epidemiological study using primary data sources and external validation was made to assess the incidence of childhood diabetes (0-14 yr) over a ten-year period. The degree of ascertainment was 96.2 per cent. Age-specific incidence rates increased until puberty with peak incidence in girls at 10 year and in boys at 13 year. There was a(More)
A method has been worked out for the intensive care of pregnant diabetics with the object of preventing damage both to the mother and the fetus. The method requires close cooperation between a team of doctors including obstetrician, internist and pediatrician. The present paper reports the experience of the first two years of application of the method and(More)
Serum C-peptide concentrations at delivery and neonatal complications were investigated in a group of diabetic mothers and in their infants (IDM, n = 29). Furthermore, the changes in B-cell function and in daily insulin demand was followed up in 12 pregnant diabetics (of them 8 with long-term and 4 with short-term and "mild" diabetes) during pregnancy. All(More)