T21Mom – Episode 32: Dr. Erica Peirson on DS Kids and Covid 19

Mary and Ron chat about creating their first show from separate locations as they engage in physical distancing. Then Mary talks with Dr. Erica Peirson, of the Peirson Center For Children about looking after children with Down syndrome in these health challenging times.

The Peirson Center For Children https://www.peirsoncenter.com/

http://Systematic review and meta-analysis shows a specific micronutrient profile in people with Down Syndrome: Lower blood calcium, selenium and zinc, higher red blood cell copper and zinc, and higher salivary calcium and sodium

http://Zn2+ Inhibits Coronavirus and Arterivirus RNA Polymerase Activity In Vitro and Zinc Ionophores Block the Replication of These Viruses in Cell Culture

Vitamin D for prevention of respiratory tract infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3543548/