Incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil.

@article{Lisba1998IncidenceOT,
  title={Incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil.},
  author={Hugo Roberto Kurtz Lisb{\^o}a and Roselei Graebin and Luana M.W. Butzke and Cecile Soriano Rodrigues},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={
          1553-6
        }
}
To establish the incidence of type 1 diabetes among children (infants to 14 years of age) in the city of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (population under 15 years = 50,098), during the period of January to December 1996, a retrospective and prospective population-based registry was established, using physician reports of newly diagnosed patients under 15 years of age with type 1 diabetes as the primary source of case identification. Primary and nursery schools and a general call through… CONTINUE READING

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