Long-term mortality in a nationwide cohort of childhood-onset type 1 diabetic patients in Norway

@article{Skrivarhaug2005LongtermMI,
  title={Long-term mortality in a nationwide cohort of childhood-onset type 1 diabetic patients in Norway},
  author={Torild Skrivarhaug and H. -J. Bangstad and Lars C Stene and Leiv Sandvik and Kristian Folkvord Hanssen and Geir Joner},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={298-305}
}
We examined long-term total and cause-specific mortality in a nationwide, population-based Norwegian cohort of patients with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes. All Norwegian type 1 diabetic patients who were diagnosed between 1973 and 1982 and were under 15 years of age at diagnosis were included (n=1,906). Mortality was recorded from diabetes onset until 31 December 2002 and represented 46,147 person-years. The greatest age attained among deceased subjects was 40 years and the maximum diabetes… CONTINUE READING