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Are people with diabetes at more risk for complications with tapeworms?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Anyone with diabetes is at an increased risk from any infection including parasite infection.
Diabetics have a weaker immune system, poor wound healing, poorer nutrition absorption, greater risk of liver, kidney, heart and vascular disease.

In brief: Yes

Anyone with diabetes is at an increased risk from any infection including parasite infection.
Diabetics have a weaker immune system, poor wound healing, poorer nutrition absorption, greater risk of liver, kidney, heart and vascular disease.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Yes

Diabetic are at a higher risk for developing any infections.

In brief: Yes

Diabetic are at a higher risk for developing any infections.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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