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Coronavirus infection increases risk of developing insulin resistance

March 24, 2022

Infection with SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 virus) leads to activation of the immune system and subsequent release of pro-inflammatory signaling substances (cytokines). Studies show that this immune system activity persists for months after a coronavirus infection and even affects the human pancreas thus impairing insulin secretion and effectiveness – a hallmark […]

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