Ketoacidosis in Children and Adolescents With Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany

JAMA. 2020 Jul 20;e2013445. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.13445. Online ahead of print.

Abstract

This study uses diabetes registry data to compare the frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children and adolescents at time of type 1 diabetes diagnosis in Germany during the first 2 months of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic vs the same time period in 2018 and 2019.