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One of the important factors that increase the risk of death from coronavirus infection COVID-19, is the high content of sugar in the blood — hyperglycemia. A study by Chinese scientists published in the journal Diabetologia.
As scientists have found a correlation between the level of glucose in blood and mortality in patients with coronavirus infection who have not been diagnosed diabetes.
Cause of death is complications that develop on the background of COVID-19. To avoid them, experts recommend regular glucose testing, which will allow you to monitor the status of the cardiovascular system.
In July, scientists at Oxford University (UK) has named the main factors which increase the risk of death when infected with coronavirus. To him experts attributed, in particular, obesity, diabetes, severe asthma and other respiratory diseases, chronic diseases of the heart, liver, neurological and autoimmune diseases.
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