November 27, 2021

Children with Type 1 diabetes are more likely to be depressed. COVID has made things worse

John Yang:

A recent study from the University of South Alabama found diabetic children’s average blood sugar levels increased during quarantine, likely due to the change in routine, more snacking, lack of exercise, and increased stress.

The worst outcomes were among Black and economically disadvantaged children. That’s worrisome because high glucose can lead to long-term health complications, like heart disease and nerve damage.

Heather Platz, Mother of Hailey Platz: They tried to send us hypoallergenic pumps.

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