A review of the recent epidemiological data on the worldwide incidence of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus

  title={A review of the recent epidemiological data on the worldwide incidence of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus},
  author={Marjatta L Karvonen and Jaakko Tuomilehto and Ingrid Libman and Ronald Laporte},
Nearly 70 registries from more than 40 countries have collected and published incidence data of childhood Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus up to the end of the 1980s. The majority of incidence data comes from regions of high incidence i. e. from Europe and North American. All these published data facilitate the descriptive comparison of incidence and variation of the occurrence of Type 1 diabetes roughly throughout the northern hemisphere. The aim of this paper is to review and… CONTINUE READING
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