The incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus among 15-34 years aged Lithuanian population: 18-year incidence study based on prospective databases

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p813
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a prospective study, which aims to determine the incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus in 15-34-year-aged Lithuanian males and females during 1991-2008. The primary data source for the study was a contact system with general practitioners covering 100% of the 15-34-year-aged Lithuanian population. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.


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