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Younger diabetic adults more at risk of severe COVID-19
Dr Sanjay Kalra, DM, Bharti Hospital, Karnal; Immediate Past President, Endocrine Society of India,  15 September 2021
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A person with diabetes is at risk of developing severe Covid-19. At the same time, severe Covid-19 also adversely affects glycemic control and worsens hyperglycemia, which in turn affects the course of the infection, creating a vicious cycle. However, whether this risk is uniform across all ages is not clear.A retrospective observational cohort study was conducted to evaluate the impact of Covid-19 in 6314 patients with and without diabetes. The study also examined the difference in the impact a...
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