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Thirty years of prospective nationwide incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes: the accelerating increase by time tends to level off in Sweden.

Journal article
Authors Yonas Berhan
Ingeborg Waernbaum
Torbjörn Lind
Anna Möllsten
Gisela Dahlquist
Jovanna Dahlgren
Published in Diabetes
Volume 60
Issue 2
Pages 577-81
ISSN 1939-327X
Publication year 2011
Published at Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics
Pages 577-81
Language en
Keywords Adolescent, Age of Onset, Child, Child, Preschool, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1, epidemiology, Female, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Linear Models, Male, Registries, Sweden, epidemiology
Subject categories Medical and Health Sciences, Pediatrics


During the past few decades, a rapidly increasing incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes (T1D) has been reported from many parts of the world. The change over time has been partly explained by changes in lifestyle causing rapid early growth and weight development. The current study models and analyzes the time trend by age, sex, and birth cohort in an exceptionally large study group.

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