Table 3—

Mean age at diabetes diagnosis for youth according to timing of parental diabetes in relation to birth, by diabetes type

DiabetesMaternal diabetes diagnosed
Paternal diabetes diagnosed
Before child's birth*
After child's birth
Indeterminate
Before child's birth
After child's birth§
Indeterminate
nAge (years)nAge (years)nAge (years)nAge (years)nAge (years)nAge (years)
Type 1526.90 ± 0.555910.95 ± 0.53148.7 ± 1.62768.03 ± 0.527011.36 ± 0.44118.27 ± 1.10
Type 23611.71 ± 0.427714.07 ± 0.271713.0 ± 0.531012.78 ± 1.115813.43 ± 0.31214.5 ± 1.50
  • Data are means ± SEM.

  • *

    * Maternal diabetes duration (years) at child's birth (mean ± SD, range): type 1: 11.0 ± 8.5, 1.5–27.5; type 2: 7.2 ± 5.2,1.5–24.5.

  • Child's age (years) at mother's diabetes diagnosis (mean ± SD, range): type 1: 7.9 ± 4.6, 1.5–19.5; type 2: 10.1± 5.2, 0.5–20.5.

  • Paternal diabetes duration (years) at child's birth (mean ± SD, range): type 1: 14.7 ± 8.0, 1.5–19.5; type 2: 12.8 ± 9.8, 1.5–26.0.

  • §

    § Child's age (years) at father's diabetes diagnosis (mean ± SD, range): type 1: 9.3 ± 3.8, 0.5–17.5; type 2: 10.3 ± 4.3, 1.5–18.5.