As a clinical endocrinologist, my patients often question how diabetes and obesity may increase the risk of complications from COVID-19. As 2020 has progressed, new data has helped better answer this vital question. At this point, given rising numbers of COVID-19 cases worldwide, it remains critical to understand the underpinning factors for mortality in this group.
Citation: Goulden P. 2020. The Obesity, Diabetes and Coronavirus ‘Syndemic’- Asking Questions to Meet the COVID Challenge? J Obes Chronic Dis 4(2): 49-50.