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For low-income pregnant patients, health insurance disruptions may make it less likely that they receive recommended prenatal and postpartum care.
Early findings suggest that children from lower-income neighborhoods may endure longer hospital stays after sepsis, a life-threatening response to an infection.
The higher a county’s score on a national index of social vulnerability, the more cases and deaths per 100,000 – highlighting the role of social factors in spread.
Lowering blood sugar levels and shedding weight can help combat diabetes complications, but researchers say this “one size fit all” approach ignores other risk factors.