Help dealing with Type 2 Diabetes amid COVID-19
Last updated 11/16/2021 at 4:32pm
By Dr. Donna O'Shea, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health, UnitedHealthcare
With the persistent spread of COVID-19 in Colorado and across the country, many people may again be wearing masks and avoiding crowds. This is likely especially true for the 56 percent of Americans who have a risk factor linked to an increased chance of COVID-19 complications, such as type 2 diabetes.
For the 30 million Americans with this disease, along with the 88 million people with prediabetes, it is important to note that type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of medical complications, including heart d...