Diabetes Prediction in Skåne- DiPiS

SND-ID: EXT 0081

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Åke Lernmark - Lunds universitet

Helena Larsson - Lund University

Description

Diabetes Prediction in Skåne, DiPiS aims to investigate why children develop diabetes type 1. By being able to predict which children who will develop diabetes, it may be possible in the future to prevent the disease from breaking out. DiPiS are carried out in two steps:
Step 1. Investigation of hereditary risk for diabetes type 1 in all new born children in Scania. This step continued from September 2000 to September 2004. In this step almost 36,000 children.
Step 2.. Follow up in a group of children with hereditary risk. Participants in the follow up study lefts a blood sample and answer a questionnaire one time per year.The plan is to follow these children up to 15 years of age.

Purpose:

To determine factors that can predict autoimmune (type 1) diabetes in children.
Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Lund University

Responsible department/unit

Lund University
Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

2000-09–ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Scania

Publications

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Dataset 1
DiPiS: selection study

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Åke Lernmark - Lunds universitet

Helena Larsson - Lund University

Time period(s) investigated

2000-09–2004-09

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2000-09–2004-09
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects

36000

Dataset 2
DiPiS: Follow up study

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Åke Lernmark - Lunds universitet

Helena Larsson - Lund University

Time period(s) investigated

2002–2019-08

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002–2019-08
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects

5000

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Published: 2013-09-12
Last updated: 2017-01-03