Diabetes and the Flu: A Dangerous Duo

Gregory M. Weiss, MD

Help keep patients with diabetes healthy this flu season with a few of these quick reminders on vaccination, medication, comorbidities, and more. 

Flu season is quickly approaching and patients with diabetes are at particular high risk of serious flu-related complications that can result in hospitalization or even death. For this reason, it is imperative that patients with diabetes receive the flu vaccination every year and are educated on different ways to keep themselves healthy as the temperature drops. Click through the short slideshow below for a few quick reminders on how you and your patients can work together to keep them safe and healthy this flu season.