In what season were you or your child diagnosed with diabetes?
If you have more than one family member with diabetes, vote for each one.
Winter 26% (284) Spring 22% (241) Summer 26% (285) Fall 23% (246)
In what season were you or your child diagnosed with diabetes?Poll dates: September 26 - October 3, 1999
Total Votes: 1,056
Scientists are trying to understand why diabetes rates are increasing throughout the world. Some are looking at patterns of diagnosis, including time of year (see Temporal, seasonal, and geographical incidence patterns of type I diabetes mellitus in children under 5 years of age in germany). If these patterns can be shown, we might be one step closer to identifying environmental factors that contribute to Type 1 diabetes.
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