Research shows critical role of ACE2 protein in how SARS-CoV-2 attacks the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas

“Keeping inflammatory status under control in patients with COVID-19 may reduce the expression of ACE2 receptor in beta cells with beneficial effects on blood sugar and metabolic control of patients,” say researchers.

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