Patients with diabetes who recover from COVID-19, require hospitalization six times more often because the disease is more severe. In addition, they are 12 times more likely to die from coronavirus disease. To such conclusion scientists from the University of California. The results of a study published in the journal MedicalXpress, July 24.
Diabetes ranks second among the factors leading to a severe course of the COVID-19. In the first place – cardiovascular disease.
While diabetes in humans is controlled, the possibility of death is greatly reduced compared to those patients who have a blood glucose level is poorly controlled.
Experts say that patients with diabetes decreases the immune protective function of the body. They should be regularly check blood sugar, monitor diet and to avoid stressful situations.
Scientists are reminded of the need for social distancing and wearing masks, “especially if you have diabetes”.
Flash coronavirus infection began at the end of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of July 27, in the world of coronavirus infected 16,26 million, 648 thousand of them died, more than 9.4 million recovered.
The total number of those infected with the coronavirus in Ukraine is 65 656 people, 1616 died, 36 122 recovered.