New research shows that diabetes medications could treat COVID-19 in diabetes patients

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Medications used to treat type-2 diabetes could be effective in stopping the spread of the COVID-19 virus in people with diabetes.

Medications used to treat type-2 diabetes could be effective in stopping the spread of the COVID-19 virus in people with diabetes – a population with a much higher risk of infection and a much higher probability of complications from the virus.

A new study from researchers at the University of Waterloo examined the 3D structure of the COVID-19 protein and found that a specific class of diabetes medications could bind to the virus and stop it from replicating. The study, which is pending peer review, indicates that the medication could be effective in curing COVID-19 in diabetes patients….

https://uwaterloo.ca/stories/news/new-research-shows-diabetes-medications-could-treat-covid-19

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