hrp0084fc3.6 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

First Report of Nationwide Incidence and Prevalence of Type 1 Diabetes Among Children in Turkey

Yesilkaya Ediz , Cinaz Peyami , Andiran Nesibe , Bideci Aysun , Hatun Sukru , Sari Erkan , Turker Turker , Akgul Ozgur , Saldir Mehmet , Kilicaslan Huseyin , Acikel Cengizhan , Craig Maria

Background: Data on the epidemiology of type 1 diabetes among children in Turkey are limited.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to report, for the first time, the incidence and prevalence of childhood type 1 diabetes in Turkey using a nationwide registry.Method: Information on birth date, city of birth, diagnosis date and gender of all type 1 diabetes patients aged less than 18 years were obtained from the Turkish ...