High incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.

@article{Newhook2004HighIO,
  title={High incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.},
  author={Leigh Anne Newhook and Joseph Curtis and Donna Hagerty and Marie C. Grant and Andrew D Paterson and Cheryl Crummel and Tracey L Bridger and Patrick Parfrey},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={885-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of type 1 diabetes among children aged 0-14 years in the Avalon Peninsula in the Canadian Province of Newfoundland. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This was a prospective cohort study of the incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes in children aged 0-14 years who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes from 1987 to 2002 on the Avalon Peninsula. Identified case subjects during this time period were ascertained from several sources and… CONTINUE READING