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Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes............

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Like we needed more reasons to never leave our darkened, hermetically sealed rooms again ....

Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01891-8?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=a7809b0221-briefing-dy-20200624&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-a7809b0221-44498405

" 'Cases are beginning to trickle in', says Stefan Bornstein, a physician at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany, who also helped to establish the registry. The researchers hope to use the cases to understand whether SARS-CoV-2 can induce type 1 diabetes or a new form of the disease. And they want to investigate whether the sudden-onset diabetes becomes permanent in people who’ve had COVID-19. They also want to know whether the virus can tip people who were already on their way to developing type 2 diabetes into a diabetic state."
 

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They also want to know whether the virus can tip people who were already on their way to developing type 2 diabetes into a diabetic state."
Been a few bits about this over here. One possibility that's been put forward is that those with "no prexisting health problems" did in fact have undiagnosed diabetes and thats why they became very ill/died with covid. The alternative view being that covid infection causes diabetes.