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 antivirals are especially important.
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.
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