Journal article

An overview of COVID-19 in people with diabetes: Pathophysiology and considerations in the inpatient setting

Nicola Fleming, Lori J Sacks, Cecilia T Pham, Sandra L Neoh, Elif Ekinci

DIABETIC MEDICINE | WILEY | Published : 2021


INTRODUCTION: The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has continued to have a devastating impact on health worldwide. There has been a rapid evolution of evidence, establishing an increased risk of morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes and concurrent COVID-19. The objective of this review is to explore the current evidence for inpatient assessment and management of diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic and highlight areas requiring further exploration. METHODS: A literature search of databases was conducted to November 2020 using variations on keywords SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, SARS, MERS and diabetes. Information relating to the impact of diabetes on severity of COVID-19 infectio..

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