Type 1 Diabetes: The Indian Context

Especially in younger children, the incidence of T1D is observed to be increasing by 3% annually in India, where 70,000 new cases of the condition are reported each year. According to a report from Chennai City (an urban region) in 1996, the incidence was 10.5/100,000 people. In a separate survey from Karnal, Haryana, the prevalence was determined to be 26.6/100,000 in urban areas and 4.27/100,000 in rural regions, with an overall prevalence of 10.20/100,000 people.