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Type 2 diabetics are TWICE as likely to die from Covid-19

Patients with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to die from coronavirus – and being obese increases the risk even further, research reveals today. A third of deaths from the virus have occurred among individuals with diabetes, which is linked to excess weight and a lack of exercise. The study by the NHS and Imperial College London also found that those with Type 1 diabetes –which is not linked to obesity – were three and a half times more likely to die.  Read more....



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