New-Onset Diabetes in Covid-19

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New-Onset Diabetes in Covid-19

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There is a bidirectional relationship between Covid-19 and diabetes. On the one hand, diabetes is associated with an increased risk of severe Covid-19. On the other hand, new-onset diabetes and severe metabolic complications of preexisting diabetes, including diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolarity for which exceptionally high doses of insulin are warranted, have been observed in patients with Covid-19.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-08-20

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Rubino, Francesco, Stephanie A. Amiel, Paul Zimmet, George Alberti, Stefan Bornstein, Robert H. Eckel, Geltrude Mingrone, Bernhard Boehm, Mark E. Cooper, Zhonglin Chai, Stefano Del Prato, Linong Ji, David Hopkins, William H. Herman, Kamlesh Khunti, Jean-Claude Mbanya, and Eric Renard. 2020. "New-Onset Diabetes in Covid-19." New England Journal of Medicine 383 (8):789-90.

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