Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents is still a rare disease in Germany: a population-based assessment of the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and MODY in patients aged 0-20 years.

@article{Neu2009Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents is still a rare disease in Germany: a population-based assessment of the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and MODY in patients aged 0-20 years.},
  author={Andreas Neu and Lutz Feldhahn and Stefan Ehehalt and Regine Hub and Michael B. Ranke},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={468-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) in children and adolescents aged 0-20 yr in Baden-Württemberg (BW), Germany, and to compare our results with those from other European countries. METHODS Our study involved every children's hospital (n = 31), each diabetologist in private practice (n = 122), and every internal medicine unit (n = 164) in BW. A written questionnaire and a telephone survey were used to identify… CONTINUE READING
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