To determine the incidence of diabetes in Belgium

To determine the number of newly diagnosed diabetic patients under the age of 40 residing in Belgium. Special attention is given to patients residing in the Antwerp district and the province of Luxemburg. With this registration we aim for:

To search for causes and markers of diabetes

The collection of data from diabetic patients and their first degree relatives has the following aims:

To prepare and support experimental therapies in diabetic patients and their relatives

To prepare, develop and support new experimental therapies and participation in international studies to:

To provide information on new developments in the field of diabetes

To provide information and advice to

Information can be provided on progress in scientific research on diabetes in general, changes in the number of new cases of the disease and new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diabetes.