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First UK survey of paediatric type 2 diabetes and MODY
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    Type 2 diabetes in young people in the UK
    • Richard G Feltbower, Senior Research Statistician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Patricia A. McKinney, Fiona M. Campbell, Carolyn R. Stephenson, H Jonathan Bodansky

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest Ehtisham and colleagues’ study [1] describing the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and MODY in the UK paediatric clinic population.

    We noted in particular their finding of an excess of T2D in patients of south Asian ethnic origin (32%) compared to other children. This is in agreement with our recently published findings of a similar excess of Asians (40% aged 10-19 years...

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