Research project Overall the studies aim at identifying preventive factors of childhood onset diabetes and its long-term effects in a population perspective.
The Swedish Childhood Diabetes Study(SCDS) is based on a nationwide prospective incidence register running sicnce 1977,1 July including virtually all type 1 diabetes cases developing the disease before the age of 15 years in Sweden.We continue to study and analyse time trends and risk factors for the disease and also focus on long-term somatic,psychological and socio-economic complications of the disease.For this purpose we have developed an anonymized databse covering long term data on more than 16000 childhood onset diabetes cases an 64 000 population controls.The study gorup includes medical ,health economical and statistical experts.
VR-M, 2009-2014: SEK 6,300,000
FAS, 2010-2011: SEK 1,750,000
Diabetesforskningsfonden, 2012: SEK 100,000
Katarina Steen-Karlsson, PhD, hälsoekonom
Sofie Persson, Doktorand, hälsoekonom