Robert M. DiSogra

Robert M. DiSogra

Robert M. DiSogra, AuD, is an audiology consultant in Millstone, New Jersey. He currently holds two faculty positions at the Department of Audiology, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, California, and at the Department of Communication Sciences and Deafness, Kean University, Hillside, New Jersey. For over 25 years he has published, taught, and lectured extensively about pharmacology issues as they relate to the practice of audiology. Address all correspondence: 7 Nurko Rd., Millstone, NJ 08535; email; website.

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ONLINE FEATURE | Dietary Supplements Used for COVID-19 Treatment

There are no dietary supplements that will cure or prevent disease. With the 2019 coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, it’s especially important to understand that no supplement, diet, or other lifestyle modification other than physical distancing, also known as social distancing, and proper hygiene practices can protect you from COVID-19.

There is no research to support the use of any dietary supplement to protect against COVID-19. No supplement may claim to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure COVID-19. Consumers and retailers should avoid products that suggest they do.1, 2

Topic(s): COVID-19, Ototoxicity, Patient care, diet, dietary supplements

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2020