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Covid Infection Linked to More Type 1 Diabetes in Two Studies

Sept. 22, 2022, 10:01 PM

Covid-19 in children and teens appeared to raise the risk of developing diabetes in two studies that didn’t settle the debate about whether the coronavirus can trigger the chronic condition.

Scientists from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health used national health registries to examine new diagnoses of type 1 diabetes over two years after the start of the pandemic. They found that youngsters who had tested positive for the coronavirus were about 60% more likely to develop type 1 diabetes.

The researchers looked at the risk within 30 days after a Covid infection confirmed by PCR test. Another study from ...