This could get bloody: growing evidence of Covid-diabetes links

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This could get bloody: growing evidence of Covid-diabetes links

If the war on diabetes takes a back seat to Covid-19, the ripple effects could be even more deadly, say experts

Cape Town bureau chief

Diabetes is not only one of the worst comorbidities if you catch Covid-19, but one of the possible consequences of the disease.

International experts in diabetes say they suspect the virus might trigger the disease in some Covid-19 survivors.

Their fears coincide with a warning from four South African scientists that diabetes is already a domestic epidemic, with more than four million sufferers...

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