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Covid-19, African Americans, and Vitamin D Deficiency

Is there a link between the disproportionate incidence and severity of COVID-19 in African Americans and vitamin D insufficiency? Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN By the 20th of April 2020, over 2.5 million worldwide cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) had been attributed to the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Co-V-2). Characteristics of the disease were recognized in December of 2019 and a global pandemic was declared in March 2020.[1] As of June 14, 2020 7.98 million cases and 434,980 deaths have been reported worldwide.[2]

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June 26, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 5

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 5 Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Welcome to episode 5 of "Optimal - The Podcast" recorded June 3rd, 2020. Here's a breakdown of what we covered and timing: Introduction (0:00) COVID-19 Testing Update - (0:01:10) Vitamin D Update (0:05:30)

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June 4, 2020

Vitamin D Update

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 4 - Part 2 Vitamin D Update Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio Welcome to episode 4 of "Optimal - The Podcast" recorded May 13th, 2020. In part 2 we cover an update on Vitamin D.

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May 22, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 4

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 4 - Part 1 Covid-19 Update Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio Welcome to episode 4 of "Optimal - The Podcast" recorded May 13th, 2020. In part 1 of this audio presentation we dive back into COVID-19 to give an update on the latest info that has come out in the last couple of weeks.

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May 14, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 3

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 3 - Covid-19 Update, Fasting Blood Glucose and Cardiovascular Disease, TSH - Thyroid Dysfunction and Depression Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio Welcome to episode 3 of "Optimal - The Podcast" recorded April 29th, 2020. In this audio presentation we dove back into COVID-19

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April 29, 2020

Early Nutrition Intervention for COVID-19

Early Nutrition Intervention for Early Recovery.... By Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Nutrition plays an indispensable role in immunity and it is well-known that nutrient insufficiency and outright malnutrition contribute to morbidity and mortality.

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April 24, 2020

COVID-19 & Vitamin C Deficiency

Behind every bad disease… is there a good nutrient missing? part 2 - Vitamin c Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio The global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has mobilized essential healthcare workers to fight the virus on the frontlines. Unfortunately, as of yet there is no definitive curative treatment. These 2 research blog posts are summaries of two published articles exploring the relationship between deficiencies of essential nutrients and immune compromise.

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April 18, 2020

COVID-19 & Vitamin D Deficiency

Behind every bad disease… is there a good nutrient missing? part 1 - Vitamin D Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio The global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has mobilized essential healthcare workers to fight the virus on the frontlines. Unfortunately, as of yet there is no definitive curative treatment. These 2 research blog posts are summaries of two published articles exploring the relationship between deficiencies of essential nutrients and immune compromise.

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April 18, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 2

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 2 - COVID-19 Update, Vitamin D, Vitamin C and Melatonin Welcome to episode 2 of "Optimal - The Podcast" recorded April 15th, 2020. In this audio presentation we dove back into COVID-19 to give an update on the week.

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April 15, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 1 part 2

This is part 2 of a 2-part audio presentation, which was recorded on April 6th, 2020 to present some of the latest research around COVID-19. In part 2 we covered the following topics: What are some of the ways to assess optimal immune function?

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April 14, 2020

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