Covid-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on those with underlying health conditions.

Some experts say the crisis has shone a light on the poor state of our health as a nation. But in many communities it has also highlighted the link between ill health and poverty.

So what lessons has coronavirus taught us – and will ministers and health leaders act upon them?

‘Meeting my demons’

Those with type 2 diabetes, often associated with being overweight or obese, have been particularly vulnerable to falling seriously ill with Covid-19.

About a fifth of all those who have died after contracting coronavirus had diabetes.

Roxana Falfara knows that she falls into that dangerous category.

Ever since she was a child, Roxana has had a difficult relationship with food.

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