Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): 10 Questions and Discussion Points for Diabetes and COVID-19

  • Mahbube Ebrahimpur ORCID Elderly Health Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Moloud Payab ORCID Obesity and Eating Habits Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Molecular -Cellular Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mahnaz Pejman Sani ORCID Mail Department of Internal Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Bagher Larijani ORCID Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Clinical Management, COVID-19, Diabetes, Pathogenesis, SARS-CoV-2

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic is now an international concern. COVID-19 is first reported in Wuhan, China on 31 December 2019 and affects different people in different ways. Evidence suggests that people with underlying disease are at higher risk for more severe disease. People with diabetes are not only more likely than the general population to have COVID-19 but also they are among those high-risk categories that can have serious illness if they get the virus.

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Published
2020-06-21
How to Cite
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Ebrahimpur M, Payab M, Pejman Sani M, Larijani B. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): 10 Questions and Discussion Points for Diabetes and COVID-19. Adv J Emerg Med.
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Review article