Gender differences and time trends in incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Sweden--a model explaining the diabetes epidemic worldwide today?

Wändell PE, Carlsson AC

Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 106 (3) e90-e92 [2014-12-00; online 2014-10-02]

Gender differences in type 2 diabetes in Sweden were studied based on a literature search. The male predominance in 1940s (male/female ratio 1.2-1.4 in the ages 10-55 years) increased over time especially in the age 45-64 years with a male/female ratio up to 2.

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PubMed 25451899

DOI 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.09.013

Crossref 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.09.013

pii: S0168-8227(14)00413-6