Descriptive epidemiology of IDDM in Hokkaido, Japan: the Childhood IDDM Hokkaido Registry.

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OBJECTIVE To identify the incidence of IDDM with regard to sex, age, family history of diabetes, season, and 5-year period of childhood IDDM among children ages 0-14 years from a population-based epidemiological study in Hokkaido, Japan, from 1973 to 1992. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Registration of all new IDDM cases in Hokkaido was conducted by the… (More)

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@article{Matsuura1998DescriptiveEO, title={Descriptive epidemiology of IDDM in Hokkaido, Japan: the Childhood IDDM Hokkaido Registry.}, author={Nariaki Matsuura and K. Fukuda and Atushi Okuno and Sohei Harada and Naoki Fukushima and Akemi Koike and Y. Ito and Tomoyuki Hotsubo}, journal={Diabetes care}, year={1998}, volume={21 10}, pages={1632-6} }