Diabetes Mellitus and COVID-19: Review Article

Mahmoud Nassar, Ahmed Daoud, Nso Nso, Luis Medina, Victoria Ghernautan, Harangad Bhangoo, Andrew Nyein, Mahmoud Mohamed, Ahmed Alqassieh, Karim Soliman, Mostafa Alfishawy, Issac Sachmechi, Anoop Misra

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Background and aims: We aim to cover most of the current evidence on the mutual effect of diabetes & COVID-19 infection on each other and the management of the COVID-19 patients with diabetes. Methods: We utilized databases to review the current evidence related to diabetes mellitus and COVID-19. Results: We discussed the most recent evidence of diabetes milieus and COVID-19 regarding risk factors, management, complications, and telemedicine. Conclusion: Diabetes mellitus is associated with a significant risk of complications, extended hospital stays, and mortality in COVID-19 infected patients.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102268
JournalDiabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • COVID-19
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Management
  • Pathophysiology
  • Risk factor
  • Typ 2
  • Type 1


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