The John Hunter Children’s Hospital in Newcastle has experienced a concerning spike in the number of children presenting ill with new onset diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Endocrinologist Dr Prudence Lopez told the limbic they had seen seven children requiring intensive care in a three-month period compared to only one child with new diabetes going ...
Type 1 diabetes
T1D presentations delayed by COVID-19 cause spike in ICU
By Mardi Chapman
1 Jul 2020