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Diabetes and measles

Hi there,

A colleague of mine has just been diagnosed with measles. Does having Type 2 diabetes mean I have a greater risk of getting measles if I haven’t had it already? What dangers are there for me?

I’m a 39 year old female on Type 2 diabetes medication.

– Karin

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