There is a strong association between metabolic health and how well a patient with coronavirus may respond to treatment. We make an effort to track articles, papers, and research coming out on this connection here:

  1. Endocrine and metabolic link to coronavirus infection
  2. COVID-19 and metabolic syndrome – An association too difficult to ignore
  3. New CDC data shows danger of coronavirus for those with diabetes, heart or lung disease, other chronic conditions
  4. Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 — United States, February 12–March 28, 2020
  5. COVID-19: Extra caution needed for patients with diabetes
  6. Obesity Linked to Severe Coronavirus Disease, Especially for Younger Patients
  7. Factors associated with hospitalization and critical illness among 4,103 patients with COVID-19 disease in New York City
  8. Obesity in patients younger than 60 years is a risk factor for Covid-19 hospital admission
  9. Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting – even if you’re young
  10. The coronavirus is particularly unkind to those who are obese
  11. COVID-19 is hitting some patients with obesity particularly hard
  12. How your diet can help flatten the curve
  13. For coronavirus patients with diabetes, blood sugar control is key, China study reveals
  14. For people with diabetes and COVID-19, blood sugar control is key
  15. Association of Blood Glucose Control and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19 and Pre-existing Type 2 Diabetes
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