Trends in the incidence of childhood-onset diabetes in Europe 1989-1998

A. Green, Christopher Patterson

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Aims/hypothesis. To study the epidemiology of childhood-onset (Type 1) insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in Europe., the EURODIAB collaborative group in 1988 established prospective, geographically-defined registers of all children diagnosed with Type I diabetes under 15 years of age. This report is based on 24423 children, registered by 36 centres, with complete participation during the period 1989-1998 and representing most European countries with a population coverage of approximately 20 million children.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)B3-B8
Number of pages6
Issue numberSUPPL. 3
Publication statusPublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

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