UK has fifth highest rate of type 1 diabetes in children, new figures showBMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f22 (Published 03 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f22
- Gareth Iacobucci
The United Kingdom ranks fifth of 88 countries in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children, a new analysis has shown.
A league table compiled by the charity Diabetes UK from data from the International Diabetes Federation shows that each year 24.5 in every 100 000 children aged up to 14 years are given a diagnosis. Only Finland, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, and Norway have a higher incidence.⇓
The UK rate was more than double that of France …