The impact of metabolic syndrome on morbidity and mortality among intensive care unit admitted COVID-19 patients.

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Given the limited information describing the connection between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), we aimed to assess the impact of MetS on morbidity and mortality among COVID-19 […]

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The first consecutive 5000 patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 from Qatar; a nation-wide cohort study.

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There are limited data on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outcomes at a national level, and none after 60 days of follow up. The aim of this study was to describe national, […]

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes among hospitalized adults with severe COVID-19 admitted to a tertiary medical center and receiving antiviral, antimalarials, glucocorticoids, or immunomodulation with tocilizumab or cyclosporine: A retrospective observational study (COQUIMA cohort).

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The COVID-19 outbreak challenges the Spanish health system since March 2020. Some available therapies (antimalarials, antivirals, biological agents) were grounded on clinical case observations or basic science data. The aim […]

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Rapid Epidemiological Analysis of Comorbidities and Treatments as risk factors for COVID-19 in Scotland (REACT-SCOT): A population-based case-control study.

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The objectives of this study were to identify risk factors for severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to lay the basis for risk stratification based on demographic data and health […]

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Commentary: COVID-19 and Obesity Pandemics Converge into a Syndemic Requiring Urgent and Multidisciplinary Action.

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While substantial evidence points towards obesity and associated cardiometabolic disorders being a major factor for poor outcomes in SARS-CoV2 infections (COVID -19), the complexity of the interplay between these two […]

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The role of Interleukin-4 in COVID-19 associated male infertility – A hypothesis.

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COVID-19 is a present-day complex pandemic infection with unpredictable levels of morbidity and mortality in various global populations. COVID-19 is associated with the different comorbidities with its change in biological […]

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Effect of heart failure on the outcome of COVID-19 – A meta analysis and systematic review.

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Several comorbidities have been associated with an increased risk of severity and mortality in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including hypertension, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary […]

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Practical Considerations for the Management of Cushing’s Disease and COVID-19: A Case Report.

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Introduction: Italy, since the end of February 2020, is experiencing the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that may present as an acute respiratory infection. We report on COVID-19 pneumonia […]

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Risk Factors for Poor Outcomes of Diabetes Patients With COVID-19: A Single-Center, Retrospective Study in Early Outbreak in China.

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Background: Diabetes has been found to increase severity and mortality under the current pandemic of coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19). Up to date, the clinical characteristics of diabetes patients with […]

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Evaluation of telephone and virtual visits for routine pediatric diabetes care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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To evaluate pediatric type 1 diabetes telehealth visits during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on assessing the usability of these visits and gathering patient perspectives.An online survey, which included […]

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Factors associated with the poor outcomes in diabetic patients with COVID-19.

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Diabetic’s patients are supposed to experience higher rates of COVID-19 related poor outcomes. We aimed to determine factors predicting poor outcomes in hospitalized diabetic patients with COVID-19.This retrospective cohort study […]

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Admission Hyperglycemia in Non-diabetics Predicts Mortality and Disease Severity in COVID-19: a Pooled Analysis and Meta-summary of Literature.

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In the latter part of 2019, a cluster of unexplained pneumonia cases were reported in Wuhan, China. In less than a year, SARS-CoV-2 has infected over 27 million people and […]

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Effects of work status changes and perceived stress on glycaemic control in individuals with type 1 diabetes during COVID-19 lockdown in Italy.

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To evaluate the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on blood glucose control in individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and to explore determinants of glucose variability.Fifty T1D patients undergoing continuous/flash glucose […]

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Admission fasting plasma glucose is an independent risk factor for 28-day mortality in patients with COVID-19.

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Hyperglycemia commonly occurred in severe cases with COVID-19. In this study, we explored the associations between admission fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and 28-day mortality in COVID-19 patients. In this single […]

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Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on treatment of Type 1 diabetes in children.

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Children tend to get very mild symptoms of COVID19 and rarely get severely ill (1), and COVID19 has no specific influence on diabetes other than any other infection (2). However, […]

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Time in range: a best practice guide for UK diabetes healthcare professionals in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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The emergence of continuous glucose monitoring has driven improvements in glycaemic control and quality of life for people with diabetes. Recent changes in access to continuous glucose monitoring systems within […]

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SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension: a systematic review.

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After the emergence of the novel 2019 coronavirus disease in P. R. China, this highly contagious disease has been currently spread out to almost all countries, worldwide. Novel 2019 coronavirus […]

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Global impact of COVID-19 infection requiring admission to the intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented burden on the delivery of intensive care services worldwide.What is the global point estimate of mortality and risk factors for patients admitted to intensive […]

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A marked decrease in Preterm Deliveries during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Previous studies comparing the COVID-19 pandemic period to prepandemic periods reported either no change or a decrease in extremely preterm birth (PTB) rates during the pandemic.1, 2 These studies evaluated […]

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A meta-analysis of 67 studies with presenting symptoms & laboratory tests of COVID-19 patients.

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The objective of this meta-analysis was to look at the pooled prevalence of symptoms, Laboratory tests and imaging of all COVID-19 infected patients. This will allow better identification of potential […]

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Extremely high-dose insulin requirement in a diabetic patient with COVID-19: a case report.

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Detailed description of hyperglycemia management in diabetic patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 remain limited, although patients with diabetes show higher complication and mortality rate than patients without diabetes. Transient non-severe increased […]

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SARS-CoV-2 detection in the lower respiratory tract of invasively ventilated ARDS patients.

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Data on SARS-CoV-2 load in lower respiratory tract (LRT) are scarce. Our objectives were to describe the viral shedding and the viral load in LRT and to determine their association […]

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Deaths in people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities from both COVID-19 and non-COVID causes in the first weeks of the pandemic in London: a hospital case note review.

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To undertake a case review of deaths in a 6-week period during the COVID-19 pandemic commencing with the first death in the hospital from COVID-19 on 12th of March 2020 […]

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