Scientists have named a disease that increases 12 times the risk of death with COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

| |

Фото: Franklin Jacome / Getty Images

Patients with COVID-19 coronavirus infection who have diabetes mellitus need hospitalization six times more often, as their disease is more severe than non-diabetic patients, and they die from coronavirus 12 times more often. This is the conclusion reached by experts from the University of California. Their research is published in the journal MedicalXpress.

As established by experts, diabetes ranks second among the factors leading to the severe course of COVID-19. In the first place are cardiovascular diseases.

According to University professor Prakash Didvanyi, the immune defenses of the body are reduced in patients with diabetes. He recommended that diabetics regularly check their blood sugar levels and stay in contact with doctors. Among other things, such patients should lead a more active lifestyle and sleep well.

In turn, Dr. Joshua Joseph of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University at Columbus recommended that patients with high blood sugar levels be in constant contact with their physicians and social workers.

Joseph found it necessary that doctors monitor the possible occurrence of hypoglycemia, which is no less dangerous than an increase in blood glucose.

Ministry of Health named the number of patients with coronavirus in intensive care in Russia

Photo: Sergey Bobylev / TASS

As the specialist noted, the use of telemedicine (the use of computer and telecommunication technologies for the exchange of medical information) can also help in this matter. RBK). According to Joseph, in this way, patients will be able to transmit data on sugar levels and other indicators, on the basis of which doctors will be able to make a decision about the need to admit a patient to a hospital, having previously isolated him from patients infected with coronavirus.

Earlier, Chinese scientists in the course of a study concluded that the presence of high blood sugar doubles the risk of death from severe forms of coronavirus infection COVID-19.

Coronavirus

Russia Moscow World

0 (per day)

Recovered

0

0 (per day)

Got infected

0

0 (per day)

Died

0 (per day)

Recovered

0

0 (per day)

Got infected

0

0 (per day)

Died

0 (per day)

Recovered

0

0 (per day)

Got infected

0

0 (per day)

Died

Source: JHU,
federal and regional
virus control headquarters

Source: JHU, federal and regional virus headquarters

.

Previous

Chlorine dioxide, the toxic substance that is sold as a miracle medicine against COVID-19

When Anies Baswedan is Happy and Proud the Number of Positive Cases of COVID-19 Increases

Next

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.