Chapter 25. Epidemiology of Childhood Diabetes Mellitus in Non-Caucasian Populations

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman2,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair3,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant4 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer5
  1. Rebecca B. Lipton

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch25

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lipton, R. B. (2008) Epidemiology of Childhood Diabetes Mellitus in Non-Caucasian Populations, 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.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 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:

  • non-European-origin children - diabetes epidemiology;
  • childhood diabetes mellitus epidemiology;
  • sub-Saharan Africa and childhood diabetes incidence;
  • diabetes range in youth and mixed phenotype;
  • glucose tolerance continuum in young people;
  • glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD);
  • Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT);
  • insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia in children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Descriptive Epidemiology of Childhood-Onset Diabetes: Prevalence and Incidence Across the World

  • Descriptive Epidemiology of Childhood-Onset Diabetes: Temporal Trends and Migrant Studies

  • The Range of Diabetes in Youth Across the World: the Question of Mixed Phenotype

  • Risk Factors for Childhood Diabetes in Non-Caucasian Populations

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgement

  • References