In the editorial, the editors discuss the connection between COVID-19 and obesity and point out how people are at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19 by virtue of the increased risk of the chronic diseases that obesity drives.
In addition, they note that obesity can also make it more difficult to treat respiratory complications in an intensive care unit setting.
Older age and co-morbid disease have been reported as risk factors for death while the present European experience seems to indicate more and more severe cases among younger age groups.
While China does not have the high incidence of obesity as that in the US when obesity is defined by BMI, China has been experiencing an epidemic of type 2 diabetes, with prevalence rates similar to the US.
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