data of official statistics the first diabetic person among Chukotka natives was
registered in 1983.
Practically all of the DM cases among Chukotka Natives were Type 2
diabetes. The latest data indicates that the officially registered DM prevalence
among the native population of Chukotka (older than 15 years) is 1,8 cases per 1000
inhabitants (age-standardized). The prevalence of DM among newcomers (russians,
ukrainians) in typical Chukotka district in the age group older than 15 years was 11 cases
per 1000 inhabitants.
According to the registry data (this study was conducted for the first time) we have
recorded just 1 case of Type 1 DM belonged to dauter of chukcha and kazak.