New Lancet review looks at progress and challenges of type 1 diabetes for children and adolescents in LMICs 100 years after discovery of insulin
Type 1 diabetes is on the rise globally, however the burden of mortality remains disproportionate in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) especially among children and adolescents. As 2021 celebrates 100 years of discovery of insulin, a team led by NCD Child takes a look back at the progress, global burden of type 1 diabetes (T1D) […]
Non-communicable diseases among adolescents: current status, determinants, interventions and policies
We reviewed literature to develop an adolescent-specific conceptual framework for NCDs. Global data repositories were searched from Jan-July 2018 for data on NCD-related risk factors, outcomes, and policy data for 194 countries from 1990 to 2016. Disability-Adjusted Life Years were used to assess disease burden. A hierarchical modeling approach and ordinary least squares regression was used to explore the basic and underlying causes of NCD burden.