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Abnormally high blood sugar linked with higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not previously diagnosed with diabetes

Abnormally high blood sugar linked with higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not previously diagnosed with diabetes
New research from Wuhan, China shows that, in patients with COVID-19 but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes, abnormally high blood sugar is associated with more than double the risk of death and also an increased risk of severe complications. The study is by Dr. Yang Jin, Union Hospital and Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China, and colleagues. The study is published in Diabetologia.