Variation by age group and seasonality at diagnosis of childhood IDDM in Europe. The EURODIAB ACE Study Group.

@article{LvyMarchal1995VariationBA,
  title={Variation by age group and seasonality at diagnosis of childhood IDDM in Europe. The EURODIAB ACE Study Group.},
  author={Claire L{\'e}vy-Marchal and Christopher C. Patterson and Anders Green},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={1995},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={823-30}
}
Recent data provided by the EURODIAB ACE study group have confirmed wide variation in the incidence of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) across Europe. The aim of this report is to compare age-specific incidence and seasonality at clinical onset of IDDM between study regions. Using a uniform methodology, the EURODIAB ACE framework ascertained 3,168 newly-diagnosed cases of IDDM in children under the age of 15 years during 1989-1990. Eighteen percent of the cases were age 0-4 years at… CONTINUE READING

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