Cases of type 2 diabetes among children more than doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, research finds

Dr. Daniel Hsia, an associate professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and colleagues looked at the hospitalization rate for new onset type 2 diabetes among children at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. From March to December 2019, the rate was .27% — 8 cases out of 2,964 hospitalizations. During […]