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If you have diabetes, beware COVID-19

People with diabetes may deserve a place higher up the list for coronavirus vaccine.

Why?

Because a soon-to-be-published study found that compared to people without diabetes, those with DM to be at significantly higher risk of serious disease and death from this virus.

And this may be especiually true for middle-agers.

According to this large analysis using data from 3 separate studies led by the University of Exeter , middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes in the UK have a “disproportionately higher COVID-19 death risk ” compared to those who don’t have Type 2 DM.