Published in Diabetes Week, July 4th, 2005
Scientists in Sweden conducted a study "to survey clinical characteristics at diagnosis for children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during 25 years in the southeast part of Sweden, we included all 1,903 children <16 years of age and who had been diagnosed between 1977 and 2001 in the southeast region of Sweden. A nurse or doctor in the diabetes team obtained information from medical records. Over the 25 years the mean duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis was 17.8±26.4 days and the mean glucose...
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