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Old 03-02-2020, 03:24   #1
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I keep reading that diabetics are the 2nd most at risk to die from this virus.

Anyone understand why ? If one is in good control I guess I do not follow the risk.

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Old 03-02-2020, 16:29   #2
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I do think they're referring to uncontrolled diabetics of which there sadly are so many.

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I do think they're referring to uncontrolled diabetics of which there sadly are so many.
Hopefully that's the case - it's hard separating the facts from fiction but it appears most people who have died from this were already in very rough shape from other medical complications. Uncontrolled diabetes would certainly be a factor.

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Jenny Ruhl posted this on her bloodsugar101 Facebook page.

Folks, by now you have probably heard it repeated many times that the people most likely to die from this new coronavirus have preexisting conditions that include diabetes.This is because prolonged exposure to high blood sugars damages the small nerves that play an important role in the immune system. In the shorter term, blood that is full of glucose impedes the production and circulation of the white blood cells that fight infection and promote the growth of bacteria.

Because there has been almost zero testing in the US and will not be for likely another few weeks to a month, the actual prevalence of the virus is unknown. So now, more than ever, if you have high blood sugars you MUST get them down to normal levels.

You can do this. The key is to cut way back on starches and sugars, including the "plant based" ones that have become so trendy of late. Using the technique described below people have reported being able to bring down A1cs to the safe, normal range starting from as high as 13%.

I hear a lot of people opining that this is nothing more than another cold, and for all our sakes I would like to believe that is true. But so far it has show itself to be a "cold" that kills people with crappy immune systems, and unless your A1c is down in the 5% range, you should assume that includes you.

Use the technique described below now, and get your immune system back into working order BEFORE you need it!

https://www.bloodsugar101.com/how-to...ur-blood-sugar

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