hrp0086p2-p270 | Diabetes P2 | ESPE2016

Seasonality of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents According to Date of Diagnosis and Date of Birth in a Large Diabetes Centre

Vasilakis Ioannis Anargyros , Kosteria Ioanna , Tzifi Flora , Christopoulos-Timogiannakis Evangelos , Kotrogianni Paraskevi , Chrousos George , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina

Background: There are studies supporting the seasonality of diabetes according to date of diagnosis and date of birth, with most T1D children being diagnosed in fall and winter and most of them been born in the same period. That is in concordance with previously published data from 1978 to 2008 in our country.Objective and hypotheses: To assess whether there is a seasonal variation of diabetes onset according to date of diagnosis and date of birth of inc...