I've seen a lot of studies talking about the greater rate of Type 2 diabetes among non-Caucasians. However, I have not seen any studies talking about Type 1 and race. I'm curious to know -- for those that feel ok answering this question -- what race you are and what age you were diagnosed.
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I am a caucasian female, and was diagnosed at 12. I grew up in Dearborn, MI
My husband (not on this site) is caucasian and was diagnosed at 3. He grew up in Sioux City, IA
I mention where I grew up because of the people in my elementary class (probably more than 30 and less than 40) three were diagnosed with diabetes. The three of us lived within 10 blocks of eachother and attended the same schools from primary school on.