As Australia leads into winter, Diabetes Australia has launched its social media campaign on flu and diabetes. They also ran a survey amongst their member base, with nearly 9 out of 10 people said they are getting the flu shot this year. Some of the reasons given by those who said they are note getting […]
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A new CDC study found that adults 65 years and older with diabetes had a one and a half to two times higher rate of severe flu-related complications compared with those without diabetes. Because people with diabetes are at increased risk of flu complications, annual flu vaccination and early treatment of flu illness with flu […]
New figures from the International Diabetes Federation reveal that the number of adults living with diabetes has risen 16% globally since 2019, bringing the total number to 537 million.
This prospective study based on a decentralised randomized trial investigates the effectiveness of digital intervention during the flu season 2018-2019. The results suggested that such intervention can improve the influenza vaccination rates for people with diabetes. Read the article here.