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Over the Edge: Is COVID-19 Introducing a New Type of Diabetes?

Researchers are exploring the complex, push-pull relationship between COVID-19 and diabetes. Is the virus truly the cause of a new type of diabetes or is it merely hastening an inevitable development in susceptible patients?   From the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on glycemic control have been among its challenges. Patients with...
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Supplements May Protect Those with Low Vitamin D Levels from Severe COVID-19

Study finds more than half of patients with low vitamin D do not receive supplements. Patients with low vitamin D levels who are hospitalized for COVID-19 may have a lower risk of dying or requiring mechanical ventilation if they receive vitamin D supplementation of at least 1,000 units weekly, according to a study presented virtually...
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Endocrine Society Joins ASBMR, Other Bone Health Organizations to Provide Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine and Osteoporosis

As COVID-19 vaccines continue to be distributed, the world’s leading bone health research, clinical, and patient advocacy organizations ASBMR, Endocrine Society, AACE, ECTS, NOF, and IOF provide recommendations to assist clinicians in managing osteoporosis treatments for their patients who plan to get vaccinated. The full guidance document with supporting evidence is available online. Experts agree...