Diabetes and COVID-19: What to do if you get sick

November 22, 2020| Updated: November 24, 2020

November is American Diabetes Month, and the holiday season is upon us. Severe illness from COVID-19 is more likely in people who have certain underlying medical conditions like type 2 diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it's possible that people with type 1 or gestational diabetes are at higher risk too.