People living with diabetes are in one of the high-risk groups for being impacted by coronavirus, as health officials have warned about risks for people with “underlying health conditions.” Those with diabetes should be informed about the risks of coronavirus (COVID-19).
As you get older, your risk of complications from type 2 diabetes increases. For example, older adults with diabetes have a higher risk of heart attack and stroke. Older adults are also more likely to develop other complications of type 2 diabetes, such as nerve damage, vision loss, and kidney damage.
COVID-19 is a new and potentially serious coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern. Over 4 million people around the world have been known to be infected.
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