Thirty-four million Americans are estimated to have diabetes and some 88 million, about one in three adults, are thought to be prediabetic.
Diabetes can complicate infection from COVID-19 in more ways than one, especially if blood glucose levels are high.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher we talk about why diabetes and COVID-19 are a dangerous combination.
Dr. Benjamin Segal, chair of the department of Neurology and Director of the Neurological Research Institute, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Lisa Gill, health and medicine investigative reporter, Consumer Reports
Colleen Sinclair, Ph.D., associate professor of social psychology, Mississippi State University