Johns Hopkins Children’s Center investigators say AI-driven cameras that take images of the back of the eye and require no eye drops can be used to close care gaps.
According to researchers, the number of children with type 2 diabetes has increased worldwide, and experts call it a growing epidemic.
In an effort to improve diabetes care and mitigate disparities in diabetes-related outcomes, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers were awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
In a multi-site study of medical records, researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and across the United States say they have documented a steep rise in type 2 diabetes among children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pursues pediatric research that could lead to type 2 diabetes treatments based on a person’s unique risk factors — whether race, ethnicity, body composition or underlying medical conditions.
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