How does the blood glucose level affect COVID-19?

How does the blood glucose level affect COVID-19?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  A huge amount of research has been produced on the COVID 19. It is so much that it is impossible for someone to read all of it. That’s why researchers in Switzerland implemented the use of artificial intelligence to access relevant information from a huge number of studies. The...
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2 very important substances for maintaining good immunity.

2 very important substances for maintaining good immunity.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Magnesium is important for activating vitamin D and has a protective role against oxidative stress, both are important for a healthy immune response (DiNicolantonio JJ, O'Keefe JH, 2021). Vitamin D is also important for reducing the risk of upper respiratory tract infections. Magnesium deficiency increases endothelial cell susceptibility to...
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This is important for an effective immune response.

This is important for an effective immune response.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Mitochondrial disorders play a central role in many diseases. The mitochondria is the energy producing entity of the cells. These researchers explained that it is vitally important for the cells to have optimal levels of glutathione in the mitochondria to prevent cellular dysfunction (Mari M, et al., 2020). A...
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Recent research indicates that high blood glucose is an important risk factor for dying from the coronavirus.

Recent research indicates that high blood glucose is an important risk factor for dying from the coronavirus.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This study included non-critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (Carrasco-Sánchez F, et al., 2021). 11,312 patients were categorized into three groups according to their blood glucose levels: Less than 140 mg/dL, between 140-180 mg/dL and more than 180 mg/dL. Only 2128 of these patients had diabetes. This is what...
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