Dexamethasone Less Effective for COVID-19 with Diabetes

Dexamethasone, a steroid being used to treat severe cases of COVID-19, is less effective in treating the coronavirus in people who have diabetes and other risk factors, researchers say. Dexamethasone suppresses the immune system, thus alleviating the damage done to the lungs in patients with an overactive, potentially deadly immune response. Read more

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