In addition to a diabetes diagnosis, people with a history of smoking and who have specific comorbidities, such as heart disease, liver disease, and chronic lower respiratory disease, are at increased risk of poorer COVID-19 outcomes.
The Endocrine Society is calling for immediate action by policymakers to address the underlying factors responsible for the rising cost of insulin, a life-saving drug taken by 7.4 million people in the United States.
The risk of coronary heart disease in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes is currently predicted to some extent by focusing on conventional risk factors, including hemoglobin A1C and diabetes duration, but that is hardly sufficient in predicting CHD later in life, researchers report.
Diabetic ketoacidosis has been found to be more prevalent among Black patients with type 1 diabetes and COVID-19, shows a new study. The condition typically disproportionately affects Black and Hispanic patients.
Celiac disease is known to be associated with depression and anxiety in adults with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease. In this study, researchers examine the theory in adolescents with T1D and celiac disease.