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Wellness Wednesday: Why Diabetes And COVID-19 Are A Dangerous Combination

Judith Garcia, 19, fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Commerce, Calif.
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Judith Garcia, 19, fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Commerce, Calif.

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.

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