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Will COVID-19 Ever End? Prioritizing Mental Health with Diabetes During the Pandemic

0 2 years ago

As we enter into the third COVID-19 winter, during the worst surge in the pandemic’s history, more and more people are asking themselves: Will this ever end? With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus racing across our country in January 2022, more people are sick, hospitalized, and dying from the disease than ever before.

The United States actually set the record for the highest single-day, new case count in the entire world on Jan. 10, 2022, with 1,364,418 diagnoses (and that does not include at-home antigen testing, just PCR test results from state-recognized testing sites).

All of this has been nearly 1 year after the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine were starting to be administered to healthcare professionals.

So how do we take care of our mental health during this trying time? Especially given the additional health concerns and mental burden that people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) deal with on a daily basis?


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