Epidemiology of childhood type I diabetes in Sudan, 1987-1990.

  title={Epidemiology of childhood type I diabetes in Sudan, 1987-1990.},
  author={Abdelaziz Elamin and Mohammed I Omer and Kh Zeĭn and Torsten Tuvemo},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={15 11},
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of type I diabetes in children 0-14 yr of age in Khartoum, Sudan. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Prospective registration of newly diagnosed patients in a hospital-based registry with independent validation of completeness of case ascertainment. Eligible patients were Sudanese children < 15 yr of age, who developed type I diabetes during the period 1 January 1987 through 31 December 1990, and who were living in Khartoum city at the time of diagnosis. The… CONTINUE READING