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Type 1 diabetes increases 70% in Philadelphia since 1985
Type 1 diabetes increases 70% in Philadelphia since 1985

(January 23, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Pennsylvania - The presence of type 1 diabetes in urban children has increased dramatically in the past 20 years, according to a report published in Diabetes Care.  Researchers analyzed data from the Philadelphia Pediatric Diabetes Registry, which has been maintained since 1985. Results showed that the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children under 5 in Philadelphia rose 70% since 1985, a 1.5% yearly increase.

 
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