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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)
The dependence upon haematocrit of the readings of different methods of reflectometric blood glucose determination ( Eyetone /Dextrostix: Reflomat / Reflotest Hypoglycaemie , Reflomat / Reflotest Glucose, Glucometer /Dextrostix) was studied in blood samples adjusted to haematocrit values between 0.47 and 0.90. In general the reflectometric methods measure(More)
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)