Researchers are studying the reasons people with metabolic disorder are more vulnerable if they become infected. Dr. Carolina Solis-Herrera, a diabetes specialist with UT Health San Antonio and University Health System, said there are several leading theories. Solis-Herrera, who also conducts research at the Texas Diabetes Institute, has been advising patients about how to protect themselves as COVID-19 spreads in San Antonio.

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