Seasonality of birth in children (0-14 years) with diabetes mellitus type 1 in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

@article{Neu2000SeasonalityOB,
  title={Seasonality of birth in children (0-14 years) with diabetes mellitus type 1 in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.},
  author={Andreas Neu and Michael Kehrer and Israel E. Ashkenazi and Z. V. I. Laron},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={1081-5}
}
The aim of the study was to find out whether children with diabetes type 1 in Baden-Wuerttemberg present a pattern of seasonality in their month of birth. A cohort of 1,184 children and adolescents (0-14 years) diagnosed as having diabetes between January 1st, 1987 and June 30th, 1997 were included in the study. Monthly and seasonal patterns of birth of patients with diabetes were compared with the pattern of normal live births (n = 2,724,746) during the years 1972-1997 and the seasonality of… CONTINUE READING