Vitamin D may protect against COVID-19, especially in Black patients
March 26, 2021
“Risk of positive COVID-19 test results decreased significantly with increased vitamin D level of 30 ng/mL or greater”
Vitamin D deficiency in COVID-19 quadrupled death rate
December 11, 2020
Nearly 60% of patients with COVID-19 were vitamin D deficient upon hospitalization, with men in the advanced stages of COVID-19 pneumonia showing the greatest deficit.
Diabetic retinopathy may predict greater risk of COVID-19 severity
December 3, 2020
“Our study reports the first description of diabetic retinopathy as a potential risk factor for poor COVID-19 outcomes,” said the authors of a new study.
Medical societies advise on vitamin D in midst of COVID-19
July 13, 2020
Preliminary results show for the first time that vitamin D intake may be tied to decreased risk for immunotherapy-induced colitis in patients with melanoma.
Delayed diagnoses seen in children during COVID-19
July 9, 2020
"Pediatricians on the frontline know what to expect with diabetes. Those children who would have come in late prior to the pandemic are now arriving very late."
Vitamin D: A low-hanging fruit in COVID-19?
May 19, 2020
Experts weigh in on how much vitamin D people need in light of results from new studies.
Keep calm: Under 25s with diabetes aren’t being hospitalized for COVID-19
March 26, 2020
But some are concerned that type 1 diabetes diagnoses are being delayed.