Long-term mortality in nationwide cohorts of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes in Japan and Finland.

@article{Asao2003LongtermMI,
  title={Long-term mortality in nationwide cohorts of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes in Japan and Finland.},
  author={Keiko Asao and Cinzia Sarti and Tom J. Forsen and Valma Hyttinen and Rimei Nishimura and Masato Matsushima and Antti R Reunanen and Jaakko Tuomilehto and Naoko Tajima},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={2037-42}
}
OBJECTIVE This study compares mortality from type 1 diabetes in Japan and Finland and examines the effects of sex, age at diagnosis, and calendar time period of diagnosis on mortality. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Patients with type 1 diabetes from Japan (n = 1,408) and Finland (n = 5,126), diagnosed from 1965 through 1979, at age <18 years, were followed until 1994. Mortality was estimated with and without adjustment for that of the general population to assess absolute and relative mortality… CONTINUE READING
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