Prevalence and incidence rate of diabetes mellitus in a Swedish community during 30 years of follow-up

@article{Jansson2007PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and incidence rate of diabetes mellitus in a Swedish community during 30 years of follow-up},
  author={Stefan P.O. Jansson and Dan K.G. Andersson and Kurt Sv{\"a}rdsudd},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={703-710}
}
Increasing diabetes prevalence has been reported in most European countries in the last 20 years. In this study we report on the development of prevalence and incidence of diabetes from 1972 to 2001 in Laxå, a rural community in central Sweden. A diabetes register was established at the primary healthcare centre (PHCC) in Laxå, beginning in 1972 and based on data from clinical records at the PHCC, nearby hospitals and private practitioners in the area. In addition, case-finding procedures… CONTINUE READING