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Childhood insulin dependent diabetes: Oxford may not be representative

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7128.392 (Published 31 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:392
  1. J J Rangasami, Consultant paediatriciana,
  2. D C Greenwood, Statisticianb,
  3. B McSporran, Research nursec,
  4. P J Smail, Consultant paediatricianc,
  5. C C Patterson, Senior lecturerd,
  6. N R Waugh, Consultant in public health medicinee
  1. a West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6AF
  2. b Nuffield Institute for Health, Leeds University, Leeds LS2 9LN
  3. c Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital, Aberdeen AB9 2ZG
  4. d Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast BT12 6BJ
  5. e Scottish Health Purchasing Information Centre, Aberdeen AB9 1RE

    Editor—Gardner et al present results from the Oxford health region showing a considerable rise in the incidence of childhood insulin dependent diabetes since 1985, particularly among children under the age of 5.1

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