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Coronavirus: Study links COVID-19 and new Type 1 diabetes in children – NEWS.com.au

Coronavirus: Study links COVID-19 and new Type 1 diabetes in children

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Doctors say theyve observed a possible link between COVID-19 and new onset Type 1 diabetes in children. The doctors who studied a spike in new cases of new onset Type 1 Diabetes believe COVID-19 could be “triggering some of these children to develop” the immune disease.
The study began in hospitals in north west London during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, when doctors observed “approximately double” the amount of new cases of Type 1 diabetes.
Dr Karen Logan from the Imperial College He…

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