Chapter 24. Global Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman3,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair4,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant5 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer6
  1. Lars C. Stene1,
  2. Jaakko Tuomilehto2 and
  3. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair4

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch24

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Stene, L. C., Tuomilehto, J. and Rewers, M. (2008) Global Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 4

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 5

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 6

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  3. 4

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • type 1 diabetes global epidemiology;
  • Diabetes Epidemiology Research International (DERI) Group;
  • type 1 diabetes incidence by age;
  • type 1 diabetes and familial aggregation;
  • identifying modifiable environmental factors;
  • congenital rubella infection;
  • infectious symptoms and ‘Hygiene Hypothesis’;
  • childhood-onset type 1 diabetes incidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural History and Islet Autoantibodies

  • Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Different Countries

  • Familial Aggregation and Relation to Other Diseases

  • Epidemiologic Evidence for Environmental Risk Factors

  • Conclusion

  • References