Family characteristics and insulin dependent diabetes.

  title={Family characteristics and insulin dependent diabetes.},
  author={Marcia A. Metcalfe and Joseph D. Baum},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={67 6},
During the calendar year of 1988 a survey of new cases of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in children under the age of 15 years in the British Isles was conducted. After cases had been confirmed and permission obtained to contact the families, postal questionnaires were sent to the parents of children diagnosed in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. Children who developed diabetes were significantly more likely to be heavier at birth in comparison with… CONTINUE READING
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