COVID 19 y obesidad: dos pandemias fuera de control

COVID - 19 and obesity: two - out - of - control pandemics

Palabras clave: Obesidad, COVID-19, inflamación


Los pacientes con obesidad y en particular sus complicaciones como la diabetes y la hipertensión pueden ser más propensos de desarrollar una enfermedad COVID-19 más grave, requiriendo ingreso hospitalario y probable ventilación invasiva. La obesidad se asocia con una inflamación crónica de bajo grado y una desregulación inmunitaria. Los médicos deben ser agresivos en el manejo de los pacientes con obesidad y covid-19. Un desafío adicional para las personas con obesidad durante la pandemia actual puede involucrar la deficiencia o insuficiencia de vitamina D.  


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Bermudez Pirela, V. (2021). COVID 19 y obesidad: dos pandemias fuera de control: COVID - 19 and obesity: two - out - of - control pandemics. Revista Profesional HígadoSano, (20), 20-30. Recuperado a partir de