Association of Covid infection with new-onset type 1 diabetes among pediatric patients

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About The Study: New type 1 diabetes diagnoses were more likely to occur among pediatric patients with prior COVID-19 than among those with other respiratory infections in this study, but researchers acknowledge study limitations that include the observational and retrospective design of the electronic health record analysis and the possibility that additional unidentified factors accounted for the association.

Authors: Rong Xu, Ph.D., of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, is the corresponding author.

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