At the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus (a specific virus that causes human and animal disease) was identified as the cause of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. It rapidly spread thereafter, resulting in an epidemic throughout China, with quick spread globally, affecting now nearly every continent. Understanding of this novel coronavirus is still evolving.
South America has been hit hard by COVID-19. Two perspectives shed further light on how people with diabetes in the region are coping with the ongoing impact of the pandemic.
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Tazul Islam lives with type 1 diabetes and was recently infected with COVID-19. He shares his experience of living with and recovering from the virus.
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Ahmedabad has been the worst district affected by COVID-19 in the state of Gujarat. Dia Care supports around 1800 children with type 1 diabetes.
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Information provided by The Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes. For more information, visit BarbaraDavisCenter.org and click the “Important Information” alert at the top of the page. With the rising number of coronavirus/COVID-19 cases in Colorado and Wyoming, we understand that patients with diabetes and their families will have special concerns about how this may impact...
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The CDC has determined that COVID-19 is a serious public health threat—and older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, are at a higher risk of experiencing complications and getting very sick from it.