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August 26, 2020
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Top in endocrinology: Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19, specialist gender clinics

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Source: Healio Coverage
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An analysis of hospital data showed that type 1 diabetes does not increase the risk for hospitalization from COVID-19. It was the top story in endocrinology last week.

Another top story was about a study that showed referrals for transgender and gender-diverse children to specialist gender clinics increase with media coverage on transgender topics.

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A recent study found no association between type 1 diabetes status and COVID-19 hospitalization risk. Photo source: Adobe Stock.

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No association between type 1 diabetes status, COVID-19 hospitalization risk

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Survey reveals how hypoglycemia is referred to, treated in real world

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