Australian Doctors Find COVID/Diabetes Link in Healthy Adults

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Initial research published in the Lancet presents evidence supporting the hypothesis that COVID-19 may induce diabetes in some healthy adult patients. It is thought that damage to the pancreas is the culprit, as some patients develop insulin resistance. First documented anecdotally by Italian scientists, today’s research is the first to illuminate the link:

Scientists uncover evidence coronavirus could trigger diabetes in healthy adults

Coronavirus may be triggering diabetes in typically healthy adults. Elderly Australians with diabetes are also at an increased risk from coronavirus, a study released on Friday shows. Co-author and Monash University professor Paul Zimmet said diabetic children would not be at risk provided they had adequate care.

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