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Long COVID and Diabetes

Diabetes and Long COVID: A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

In 1980, 108 million people worldwide were living with diabetes. By 2014, that number increased to 422 million and the International Diabetes Federation predicted in 2020 that an estimated 700 million adults worldwide will have diabetes in 2045. But that was before a connection was made between the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the increased incidence of …

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Long COVID can cause dysfunction within the Endocrine system.

Long COVID: Endocrine and Metabolic Issues

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it appeared that the SARS-CoV-2 virus primarily attacked the respiratory system. However, as the virus continues to mutate and infect people around the world, researchers have learned that this virus affects multiple systems throughout the body, including the endocrine system. As the virus infects cells throughout the body, …

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