Seventeen high school students - in a high school of 1700 students - have Type 1.

As a follow up to my discussion on the incidence/prevalence of Type 1 in children and adolescents, my research has revealed that in a regional high school there is a 1% incidence. When confronted with the number, I was astounded. The number supports the data suggested by members in other discussions. While I still have a strong resistance to believing that the incidence is that high (I believe this is an aberration), I am beginning to lean toward the beliefs by those people who think the CDC data are too low.

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intereting, my daughter has 150 kids in her grade and there are three t1's in her class,

Hm, When I was in high school (1.200 students) there were three T1s. Me, and two in the grade below me, and one T2 in the grade above me.

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