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Covid-19 Impacts the Pancreas

Covid-19 Causes Diabetes

  • Covid patients have a 40% increased risk of being diagnosed with diabetes after first infection. (Xie et al., 2022 doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(22)00044-4)


  • Covid infection is associated with an 81% increase in Diabetes incidence for 12+ weeks following infection. (Rezel-Potts et al., 2022 doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004052)


  • Mild Covid infections increase risk of Type 2 Diabetes development. (Rathmann et al., 2022 doi: 10.1007/s00125-022-05670-0)


  • Covid infection leads to an average of 42% increased risk of Type 1 Diabetes across all ages. Risk increases most in pediatric patients- by 584%. (Quedan et al., 2022 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0266809)

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