Rise in new severe Type 1 diabetes during pandemic prompts John Hunter Children's Hospital doctors to warn of symptoms

By Anita Beaumont
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:40pm, first published June 28 2020 - 7:00am
ICU scare: Brodi Woodhouse had a frightening introduction to Type 1 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured with his mother, Jacqui Woodhouse. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

A SPIKE in the number of Hunter children with severe Type 1 diabetes being admitted to intensive care during the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted doctors to assure parents the hospital is safe to attend if their children become unwell.

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