Home Health Coronavirus symptoms: Are people with diabetes at risk? Which type?

Coronavirus symptoms: Are people with diabetes at risk? Which type?

Coronavirus symptoms: Are people with diabetes at risk? Which type? 1

He said: “Coronavirus or Covid-19 can cause complications in people with diabetes.

“If you have diabetes and you have symptoms such as cough, high temperature and feeling short of breath, you need to monitor your blood sugar closely and call the NHS 111 phone service.”

Speaking to The Guardian, Jon Cohen, emeritus professor of infectious diseases at Brighton and Sussex medical school, said COVID-19 causes increased strain on diabetes sufferers’ organs.

He said: “Patients with diabetes often have complications involving the heart, but also the kidneys, and in the same way any extra strain on the body from the infection can cause secondary problems in those organs.”

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