New German research has found that a combination of diabetes and COVID-19 could be deadly. The study found that the severity of diabetes or poorly controlled diabetes increases the risk of death in people with diabetes and COVID-19. The study was published in the journal Diabetologia.
Type 2 diabetes is one of the common metabolic conditions characterized by high blood glucose levels. In an article titled Understanding Type 2 Diabetes, Healthline says people with type 2 diabetes should regularly check with their doctor for suitable nutrition and calorie goals.
Medical information website MedicineNet has explained from whom you inherit diabetes. It says the child’s risk of developing diabetes is high if the father or mother has diabetes. MedicineNet also explains that the risk is associated with the genetic predisposition of the mother and father.
A new study has found that injecting Eylea, a preventive drug, directly into the eyeball reduced blood vessel leakage and abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina in patients with diabetes. However, the study participants who received Eylea did not score better on vision tests.
Experts of the U.S. Preventive Task Force have said that in some people, especially those who are overweight or obese, screening for prediabetes and diabetes should be done at the age of 35 instead of 40. The experts said this will help prevent life-threatening diabetic complications.
A new French study has found that COVID patients with diabetes die within 28 days of hospitalization. The researchers of the study said at least 1 in every 5 diabetic patients with COVID-19 likely to die within a month. Diabetes is one of the biggest risk factors of serious COVID illness.
A new study, published in the Journal of American Heart Association, has found that obesity is the main culprit in more than 50% of new diabetes cases in the United States. A study, which reviewed two large papers, found that nearly 53% of new diabetes cases were associated with obesity.