From Diabetes Care:
Health care professionals caring for COVID-19 patients should be cognizant of the increased likelihood of severe COVID-19 in obese patients. In particular, the presence of obesity increases the risk of severe illness approximately threefold with a consequent longer hospital stay.
Source: Obesity Is a Risk Factor for Greater COVID-19 Severity | Diabetes Care
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Steve Parker, M.D.
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Obeset people are often unhealthy.
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