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Fasting blood glucose levels upon admission tied to COVID-19 prognosis, study finds – News-Medical.Net

In the study, which appeared on the pre-print open-source medRxiv* server, the investigators aimed to determine the prognostic value of blood glucose in predict…

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Nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, the global case toll has now topped 33 million, with over one million deaths. As the global health crisis continues to wreak havoc, scientists are finding more links between underlying medical conditions and severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
A team of researchers at the Universitas Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia, has found that the fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels are tied to poor prognosis in COVID-19 patients.
In the study, which appeared on…

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