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


For many families of kids with diabetes, returning to normal life as states reopen is not an option. A recent study from the University of South Alabama found diabetic kids’ average blood sugar levels increased during quarantine — likely due to a change in routine, lack of exercise and increased stress. The worst outcomes were among Black and economically disadvantaged children. John Yang reports.

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