COVID-19 and Diabetes
- A scientific background is helpful although anyone with knowledge of diabetes might benefit from this course
This course focused on COVID-19 is for healthcare providers treating patients with diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) as well as any interested patient or caregiver who is concerned about COVID-19 and increased risks of COVID-19 in the setting of diabetes.
You'll learn about
The latest information about COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-COV-2.
Some of the studies that include patients with diabetes and their risk of morbidity and mortality.
Some of the suspected interactions of SARS-COV-2, such as ACE2, that affect patients with diabetes.
Special precautions that patients with diabetes should take to protect themselves.
Created by medical writers Dr Brigid Stadinski and Dr. Emma Hitt Nichols who did the latest medical literature search about what is known and presented the findings here.
Who this course is for:
- Healthcare Professionals
- Knowledgeable Patients with Diabetes
- 01:52Clinical Characteristics in Diabetes
- 07:09Diabetes and Infections
- 02:48ACE2 and SARS-COV-2
Emma Nichols, PhD, is a long time writer specializing in medical topics. While working in a lab earning her PhD in molecular biology, she realized she would much rather write about science than "do" science and has been a medical writer ever since. She has a passion for teaching people about medical writing and communicating all things medical.