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Can having diabetes lead to an increased chance of getting sars?

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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Diabetes when uncontrolled has proinflammatory as well as decreased immune cell functions.
Think of excess blood sugar like driving thru heavy la traffific. Thus the body is predisposed to various infections including sars.

In brief: Maybe

Diabetes when uncontrolled has proinflammatory as well as decreased immune cell functions.
Think of excess blood sugar like driving thru heavy la traffific. Thus the body is predisposed to various infections including sars.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Diabetes

Diabetes have reduced immunity, hence it may increase chance of any infection.
, in general.

In brief: Diabetes

Diabetes have reduced immunity, hence it may increase chance of any infection.
, in general.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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