More than one in five diabetes patients in hospital with COVID-19 die within 28 days – study – Sky News

Diabetes patients are among those who face a higher risk of complications if they catch COVID-19

 
More than one in five diabetes patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 die within 28 days, according to research.

A study by the University of Nantes in France followed 2,796 diabetes patients admitted to hospital with the virus.

It found that within 28 days, 577 (21%) had died and almost 50% (1,404) had been discharged after a typical stay of nine days.

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