Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters
Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters

Diabetes doubles risk of dying from coronavirus, study finds

  • Research published in The Lancet found that people with poorly controlled diabetes and comorbidities are ‘especially vulnerable’ to Covid-19
  • An estimated 463 million adults were affected with diabetes in 2019 and Saturday is World Diabetes Day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters
Coronavirus patients who have diabetes have an increased risk of severe disease and death, research has found. Photo: Reuters
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