hrp0092p3-68 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019

Seasonal Variation and Epidemiological Parameters in Children from Western Greece with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)

Kostopoulou Eirini , Papachatzi Eleni , Skiadopoulos Spyros , Rojas-Gil Andrea-Paola , Spiliotis Bessie

Introduction: A positive correlation between the onset of T1DM and winter has been suggested by studies conducted in different countries.Objective: To investigate the seasonal variation of T1DM diagnosis and additional epidemiological parameters in children from Western Greece diagnosed with T1DM.Methods: 105 patients, 44 males and 61 females, aged 1 to 16 years (mean: 8.2±4 y...