PBS NewsHour

How COVID upended the lives of children with Type 1 diabetes

Clip: 06/28/2021 | 6m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 06/28/21

Rating: NR

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