• More severe CKD increases risk for poor COVID-19 outcomes with type 2 diabetes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Adults with type 2 diabetes hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to be admitted to the ICU, require mechanical ventilation or die if they have more advanced chronic kidney disease, according to a speaker.
    According to data published in Preventing Chronic Disease, adults with complications from diabetes hospitalized with COVID-19 have a 26% higher risk for mortality, and those with CKD have a 21% higher risk for death from COVID-19 compared with healthy adults. Additionally, the risk for COVID-19 gradually increases with the number of comorbid conditions; adults with two
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  • Neuropathy primary driver behind higher fatigue in adults with diabetes

    Neuropathy primary driver behind higher fatigue in adults with diabetes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Adults with diabetes experience more fatigue compared with those without diabetes, with diabetic neuropathy being the primary driver for increased fatigue, according to a speaker.
    In findings from a study presented at the AACE Annual Scientific and Clinical Conference, researchers used the Norfolk Quality of Life - Fatigue tool to measure the cognitive, physical and emotional aspects of fatigue of people with diabetes compared with healthy controls without diabetes.
    “We think the Norfolk QOL - Fatigue questionnaire has the potential to identify the
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