Public Health Report
Diabetes in Norway
More and more people are living with diabetes but the number of new annual cases has stabilised. About 245,000 people (4.7 per cent) have a diabetes diagnosis. In addition, there are a number of unknown cases.
Link between weight gain in first year of life and risk of type 1 diabetes
The risk of type 1 diabetes seems to be higher among children with high weight gain during their first year, according to a new Norwegian-Danish study from the NIPH.
Are the metabolic syndrome and cancer related?
Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes type 2. Few studies have studied the metabolic syndrome as an entity and the risk of cancer.
Decrease in new type 2 diabetes cases in Norway
There are fewer new patients with type 2 diabetes. The number of newly diagnosed cases declined from more than 16 000 in 2009 to 11 000 in 2014.
Increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes
As a group, women with type 1 diabetes still have an increased risk of foetal death and a slightly increased risk of infant death compared with healthy pregnant women, according to a 2012 study.