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released: 19 Feb 2014 author: AIHW

Type 2 diabetes in Australia's children and young people identifies and describes national data sources to monitor incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in children and young people and assesses their suitability for this task. This working paper also presents, for the first time, national incidence and prevalence estimates of type 2 diabetes in Australia's children and young people.

ISSN 1444-8033; ISBN 978-1-74249-538-5; Cat. no. CVD 64; 66pp.; $14

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Data sources to monitor type 2 diabetes in children and young people
      • Number of children and young people with type 2 diabetes
      • New cases of type 2 diabetes in children and young people
      • Rate of onset of type 2 diabetes in children and young people has not risen in Australia
  • Body section
    • 1 Background
      • Structure of the paper
      • Diabetes
      • Impact of type 2 diabetes in children and young people
      • Estimates of the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in young people
      • Monitoring type 2 diabetes in children and young people
      • Difficulties with determining type 2 diabetes
    • 2 National data sources for monitoring type 2 diabetes in children and young people
      • National Diabetes Services Scheme
      • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group
      • National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register
    • 3 Type 2 diabetes-national incidence and prevalence
      • About the data in this chapter
      • Incidence of type 2 diabetes
      • Prevalence of type 2 diabetes
    • 4 Discussion and recommendations
      • Type 2 diabetes in Australia's children and young people
      • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes incidence compared
      • Does Australia have an appropriate data source to monitor type 2 diabetes in children and young people?
      • Discussion points for consideration
      • Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Additional data
      • Appendix B: Data sources
      • Appendix C: Statistical notes and methods
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Type 2 diabetes in Australia's children and young people: a working paper. Diabetes series 21. Cat. no. CVD 64. Canberra: AIHW.

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