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‘Profound Implications’: COVID Ups Diabetes Risk 40% a Year Later

COVID-19 infection appears to significantly raise the risk for diabetes by about 40% at 1 year, indicate new data from a very large Veterans Administration population. “If patients have a prior history of COVID-19, that’s a risk factor for diabetes and they should certainly be screened for diabetes,” study co-author […]

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COVID-19 Linked With Increased Incidence of Youth Diabetes

COVID-19 increases the risk of diabetes among children and adolescents, according to a recent study in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Although people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, growing evidence shows that COVID-19 may contribute to new-onset diabetes. Previous studies have found that on average, 14% of adults hospitalized […]

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