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Better Diabetes Diagnosis

The Better Diabetes Diagnosis (BDD) study is a nationwide prospective cohort study that recruits new-onset T1D who are less than 18 years old at time of diagnosis. There are 40 pediatric medical centers (95% of pediatric centers in Sweden) from most parts of Sweden participating in the BDD study. The BDD study started recruiting new incident patients of T1D from May 1st, 2005 and is still ongoing. Children who are less than 18 years old at the time of diagnosis were included for the diagnosis will be confirmed based on clinical criteria and follow up after six months of onset.