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Elevated incidence and risk for a new diagnosis of diabetes after COVID-19

In a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine, researchers estimated the prevalence of new-onset diabetes following coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Notwithstanding the numerous vaccines and antiviral therapeutics against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the COVID-19 pandemic…

What is the association between diabetes and SARS-CoV-2 infections?

In a recent review published in Nature Metabolism, researchers explored whether severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can expedite or trigger the development of diabetes mellitus (DM). Study: COVID-19 and diabetes — where are we now? Image Credit: Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock…

Quinoa-based diet stabilizes blood sugar in older adults

Quinoa is a healthy pseudocereal that is much more nutritious than other cereal products. A new Nutrients journal study reports the ability of quinoa to normalize glucose metabolism in the body, particularly among the elderly with impaired glucose tolerance. Study: Glycaemia…