Descriptive epidemiology of type 1 diabetes—is it still in?

  title={Descriptive epidemiology of type 1 diabetes—is it still in?},
  author={Mikael Knip},
This edition of ‘Then and now’ discusses the valuable contribution made by Onkamo and colleagues to the field of type 1 diabetes epidemiology in their widely cited paper ‘Worldwide increase in incidence of type I diabetes–the analysis of the data on published incidence trends’, which was published 13 years ago (Diabetologia 1999;42:1395–1403). At the time, this represented the most extensive analysis of global trends in the epidemiology of type 1 diabetes, and covered/included a considerably… CONTINUE READING