Study: double the number of children with type 1 diabetes at the peak of the new crown epidemic in the UK

London, August 19 (Reuters) – the number of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus doubled from March to June this year during the peak period of the new crown disease in the UK from March to June this year. This shows that the new coronavirus infection may be associated with type 1 diabetes in children, according to a study released by Imperial College of technology on the 18th. < p > < p > Imperial College researchers analyzed the data of hospitalized patients in children’s wards of five hospitals in London from March 23 to June 4, the peak period of the new crown epidemic in the UK, and compared the number of children with type 1 diabetes during this period with the same period in previous years. The results have been published in American magazines. < / P > < p > the researchers found that a total of 30 children in these hospitals were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during this period, about twice as much as the same period in previous years. Further investigation showed that some of these children were infected with or had been infected with the new coronavirus. Karen Logan of the national health system trust at Imperial College Health Hospital, one of the authors of the report, said the study showed a potential association between NCV infection and type 1 diabetes in children, although the study is limited to the London area and further and extensive studies are needed to confirm the association, but the team hopes that Therapeutic institutions can pay attention to this potential association. Luanban