There are several disturbing facts about COVID and patients with diabetes being at increased risk for developing the virus. One very disturbing fact is the virus impact on the African American population a population which is already disproportionately impacted by diabetes.
According to the journal Clinical Diabetes;
“4.9 million African-American adults, or 18.7% of all African Americans ≥ 20 years of age, have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, compared to 7.1% of non-Hispanic white Americans. The risk of diabetes is 77% higher among African Americans than among non-Hispanic white Americans.”
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