Severity at onset of childhood type 1 diabetes in countries with high and low incidence of the condition.

@article{SadauskaitKuehne2002SeverityAO,
  title={Severity at onset of childhood type 1 diabetes in countries with high and low incidence of the condition.},
  author={Vaiva Sadauskaitė-Kuehne and Ulf Samuelsson and Edita Ja{\vs}inskienė and Zilvinas Padaiga and Brone Urbonaitė and H. Edenvall and Johnny Ludvigsson},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2002},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={247-54}
}
Severity of Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) at presentation was compared between south-east Sweden and Lithuania where incidence of childhood Type 1 diabetes is three times lower than in Sweden. New cases of diabetes at age 0-15 years from August 1995 to March 1999 in south-east Sweden and from August 1996 to August 2000 in Lithuania were included. Symptoms and clinical characteristics at diagnosis were recorded. Data about the close environment were collected using questionnaires. Lithuanian… CONTINUE READING

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