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Diabetes doubles risk of dying from coronavirus, study finds

Having diabetes doubles the risk of death as a result of a novel coronavirus infection, according to research published on Thursday in The Lancet, a British medical journal.Saturday is World Diabetes Day.According to the article, “the vulnerability of people with diabetes during a public health emergency became evident by their at least two times increased risk of severe disease or death” after contracting the virus.“Individuals with poorly controlled diabetes, comorbidities, or both” are …

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

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