COVID-19 & Diabetes

When it comes to infections, both diabetes type 1 and type 2 can increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.  Hyperglycemia may cause a dysfunction of your immune response, which results in failure to control the spread of invading pathogens makes you more susceptible to infections.  Currently there is no specific treatment for or vaccine to prevent COVID-19.  The best way to prevent ill ness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.  Other things that you can do to prepare for COVID-19: