hrp0095p1-249 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Glycemic control and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents during the COVID-19 outbreak

Rhie Young-Jun , Eun Oh Kyeong , Jin Kim Yu , Kang Eungu , Nam Hyo-Kyoung , Lee Kee-Hyoung

Introduction: Obesity has been on the rise in children, adolescents and young adults during the Corona virus disesase-2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Obesity is known as the main risk factor for a number of diseases including type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and more than 90 percent of T2DM patients are overweight or obese. Along with the rise in obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic, we investigated the impact of COVD-19 pandemic on type 2 diabetes in children and ad...