One of the important factors that increase the risk of death from coronavirus infection COVID-19 is the high blood sugar – hyperglycemia. A related study by Chinese scientists is published in the journal Diabetologia.
Scientists have found that there is a relationship between blood glucose and mortality in patients with coronavirus infection who have not previously been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus.
The cause of mortality is the complications that develop with COVID-19. In order to avoid their experts recommend regular glycemic testing, which will control the state of the cardiovascular system.
In July, scientists at Oxford University (UK) called the main factors that increase the risk of death when infected with coronavirus. These experts included, in particular, obesity, diabetes, severe asthma and other respiratory diseases, chronic diseases of the heart, liver, neurological and autoimmune diseases.