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Re: [IP] RE: Type 1 & Scandinavian ancestry

>From: "John Kinsley" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] RE: Type 1 & Scandinavian ancestry
>Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 02:22:44 -0400
>  Lena asked:
> > How many of you type 1's on this list is of skandinavian ancestry? In
> > particular Sweden and Finland. I read some Diabetes fact and the
> > incidence
> > of type 1 per population is much higher in the scandinanvian
> > countries. ......<snip>
>Finland has the highest incidence of Type1 diabetes at 35.3 per 100,000
>followed by Sardinia, IT., U.S. Virgin Islands and Sweden at ~24 per 
>whereas Shanghai, China and the Republic of Korea are among the lowest at
>about 0.7 per 100,000, according to Diabetes 1996 Vital Statistics (ADA,
>pub.)  The USA has a wide variance of incidence because of variations in
>geographic race/ethnicity with the highest incidence found in Rochester, MN
>(20.6), North Dakota (20.3) and Allegheny County, PA (18.1)
>John Kinsley
>Type 1 - 1956
>MM 507 - 1998.
>Hi John,
My dads mom was from Norway..I guess that makes me part Scandhoovian!
I'm on insulin (29 years)~but about to start pumping.
                                            Regards, Nancie
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