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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-4

The interrelationship between diabetes mellitus and COVID-19


1 Department of Biology, College of Sciences, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq
2 Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq

Correspondence Address:
Zainab Adil Ghani Chabuck
Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon
Iraq
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/MJBL.MJBL_11_22

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The pandemic of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has involved more than 100 million individuals, including more than 2 million deaths. Diabetes represents one of the most prevalent chronic conditions worldwide and significantly increases the risk of hospitalization and death in patients with COVID-19. In this review, we discuss the prevalence, the pathophysiological mechanisms, and the outcomes of COVID-19 infection in people with diabetes. We propose a rationale for using drugs prescribed in patients with diabetes and some pragmatic clinical recommendations to deal with COVID-19 in this kind of patient.


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