COVID-19 is a new disease and there is now emerging information regarding risk factors for serious illness.
Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions or chronic diseases, including diabetes and obesity, may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
PROTEIN partner EASO has developed some useful tools to support our stakeholders and partners during this time. learning more about COVID-19 every day; this information will be updated regularly. We share material including guidelines for self isolation, patient guides, helpful infographics on energy intake, mental well-being and nutrition. https://easo.org/covid-19-and-obesity/