COVID-19 may cause worse outcomes in people with type 1 than type 2 diabetes

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I was first alerted to this in an article I saw in the British paper, The Guardian. I brought my concern to the group of global diabetologists I’m working with who are examining how COVID-19 is affecting people with diabetes.

Our British member, PhD Philip Home, responded to me immediately and walked me through the research. The reason type 1s may have worse outcomes if they get coronavirus than type 2s, in a nutshell, is vascular damage.

The story broke today on DiabetesDaily. Here’s the story.

One thought on “COVID-19 may cause worse outcomes in people with type 1 than type 2 diabetes

  1. Interesting information. Well, no matter what, it is important to stay safe. Diabetes is causing enough problems, so I don’t want to get covid as well…

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