Thirty-three southern Chinese children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) were studied.
The patients had a mean follow-up of 5.2 years (range 1.2-8.2).
The mean age of onset was 8.3 years (range 1.7-13,5).
The mean duration of symptoms before diagnosis was 22 days.
Ten patients (30%) presented with diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis.
Only one patient (3%) was found to have thyroid microsomal antibodies and none was found to have hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.
Incidence and prevalence were calculated from data recorded retrospectively and prospectively in a population-based registry of IDDM.
The prevalence in 1991 and 1992 was 8,3 per 100 000 children under 15 years of age.
The age-standardized incidence of IDDM was 1.7/100 000 per year with the 95% confidence interval of 1.2-2.4/100 000 per year for children under 15 years of age during the years 1986-93.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hong Kong, Asie, Chinois, Ethnie, Enfant, Homme, Epidémiologie, Diabète insulinodépendant, Endocrinopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie autoimmune
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hong Kong, Asia, Chinese, Ethnic group, Child, Human, Epidemiology, Insulin dependent diabetes, Endocrinopathy, Immunopathology, Autoimmune disease
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Cote : 95-0049941
Code Inist : 002B21E01A. Création : 09/06/1995.