Incidence of childhood type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus in northeastern Thailand.

@article{Panamonta2000IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of childhood type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus in northeastern Thailand.},
  author={Ouyporn Panamonta and Malinee Laopaiboon and Chanika Tuchinda},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2000},
  volume={83 8},
  pages={821-4}
}
The incidence of type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus in children under 15 years from northeastern Thailand was reported. Data of new cases from 1991 to 1995 were collected retrospectively by a mail survey from 257 government hospitals in the northeastern part of Thailand. The incidence rate of type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus was 0.3/100,000 (95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.24-0.38). The incidence rate in girls was 2 fold that of boys. More than half of the cases were… CONTINUE READING