22 June 2020
HealthDay Reports: Does COVID-19 Trigger New Cases of Diabetes?
Diabetes is associated with severe COVID-19 manifestations and, conversely, COVID-19 is associated with severe manifestations of preexisting diabetes.
Does COVID-19 Trigger New Cases of Diabetes?
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Early in the coronavirus pandemic, doctors learned that people with diabetes face a greater risk of developing serious complications from COVID-19 infections.
What they didn't immediately realize is that the new coronavirus might trigger diabetes in people who didn't have the blood sugar disease before.
To get a better idea of exactly how COVID-19 and diabetes interact, an international group of 17 leading diabetes experts just announced they'll be collecting data through a new global registry called the CoviDiab Registry.