Diabetes complications soar in the US, but not Canada, as teenagers become young adults

A new study finds that hospitalizations for diabetic ketoacidosis rise sharply as adolescents transition to adulthood in the US, but not in Canada. The authors conclude that disruption in health coverage in the US for young adults is the leading factor in the increase in hospitalizations, compared to the universal and seamless coverage of the Canadian system.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org