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Type 2 diabetes diagnoses in children kept rising during the pandemic's second year

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   23 January 2023
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A grim trend noted during the early pandemic continued even after restrictions eased.

Takeaway

  • Diagnoses of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in children rose in 2021 vs 2020, while 2020's rates were higher than prepandemic rates.

  • This trend of increased incidence continued in 2021 despite eased quarantine measures, return to schools,...

          

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