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Study links Covid-19 to rise in childhood type 1 diabetes

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Scientists have found that cases of type 1 diabetes among children in a small UK study almost doubled during the peak of Britain's Covid pandemic, suggesting a possible link between the two diseases. However, the study is based on only a handful of cases, it is the first to link Covid and new-onset type 1 diabetes in children. The researchers have mentioned that more research is needed to be done over the claims.