Study links abnormally high blood sugar to higher risk of death in Covid-19 patients not diagnosed with diabetes

New research from Wuhan, China shows that patients in the highest fasting blood glucose (FBG) group were 2.3 times more likely to die than those in the lowest, a statistically significant result. Those in the middle (pre-diabetic) FBG group were 71 per cent more likely to die than those in the lowest group, although this result only had borderline statistical significance.

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