How does the prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) vary by race?

Updated: Sep 13, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Answer

Type 1 DM is most common among non-Hispanic whites, followed by African Americans and Hispanic Americans. It is comparatively uncommon among Asians.


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