Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

Result for
Tag: diabetes

June 15, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Associated Rates of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a New York City Emergency Department

Emergency department (ED) visits resulting in a diagnosis for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) during early COVID-19 pandemic period of March to May 2020 were 70% higher than in the same period in 2019 in New York City (214 vs 106 diagnoses) according to an analysis of ED data extracted for routine quality review. By contrast, Total…

May 11, 2021

Severe COVID-19 in People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Sweden: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study

Type 2 diabetes was associated with increased risk of COVID-19-related hospitalization (HR=2.22), admission to ICU (HR=2.49), and death (HR=2.19) in a nationwide study in Sweden that compared adult patients with type 2 diabetes (n=44,639) to age- and sex-matched controls. Risks for COVID-19 related outcomes remained independently associated with type 2 diabetes after further adjustment for…

April 23, 2021

Preexisting and New-Onset Diabetes in Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia

[Pre-print, not peer-reviewed] A single-center study of patients admitted for COVID-19 pneumonia with diabetes (N=176) found that having new-onset diabetes was associated with higher risk of ICU admission and death and a longer time to viral clearance compared to having a preexisting diagnosis of diabetes. Nearly 30% of patients with new-onset diabetes did not have…

December 4, 2020

Metformin and Risk of Mortality in Patients Hospitalised with COVID-19: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis

Metformin was associated with significantly reduced mortality among women with obesity or type 2 diabetes who were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a retrospective cohort analysis using de-identified claims data (HR=0.79, 95%CI 0.65–0.95). Metformin use was not associated with a reduction in mortality among men in the study. Bramante et al. (Dec 3, 2020). Metformin…