Worldwide childhood type 1 diabetes incidence – what can we learn from epidemiology?

  title={Worldwide childhood type 1 diabetes incidence – what can we learn from epidemiology?},
  author={G. Solt{\'e}sz and C. Patterson and G. Dahlquist},
  journal={Pediatric Diabetes},
  • G. Soltész, C. Patterson, G. Dahlquist
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Abstract:  Type 1 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in most part of the world, although reliable data are still unavailable in several countries. Wide variations exist between the incidence rates of different populations, incidence is lowest in China and Venezuela (0.1 per 100 000 per year) and highest in Finland and Sardinia (37 per 100 000 per year). In most populations girls and boys are equally affected. In general, the incidence increases with age, the incidence peak is at… CONTINUE READING
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