Epidemiology of type 1 diabetes
Szerző: RxTarget. Material and methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of Hungarian children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger.
Pharmacologically treated diabetes cases were obtained through a population-based registry of the Hungarian National Health Insurance Fund. Time series analysis was used to evaluate the changing patterns of the incidence and prevalence for type 1 and type 2 diabetes covering a year period. Newly diagnosed T2DM cases accounted for The male-to-female ratio among newly diagnosed T1DM patients did not change over the study period.
The overall prevalence of T2DM did not change significantly. Conclusions: According to epidemiology of type 1 diabetes population-based Hungarian data of children and adolescents with diabetes, T1DM is still the most common form and its frequency continues to rise, affecting more males than females.
A high proportion of patients have T2DM, affecting more females than males, but the occurrence of medically treated cases is not increasing. The decrease in male-to-female ratio in newly diagnosed T2DM cases needs further investigations. További publikációk.