Review Article
Volume 5 Issue 8 - 2020
COVID 19 and Diabetes: Possible Effects of Pharmacological Agents during the Course of Infection in Diabetes?
Amit Kumar Das*
Diabetologist, Shree Hospital and Maternity, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India
*Corresponding Author:Amit Kumar Das, Diabetologist, Shree Hospital and Maternity, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India.
Received: June 15, 2020; Published: July 13, 2020




Abstract

In patients infected with COVID-19 most frequently reported comorbidities is diabetes. Severe complications including multi-organ failure and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome are at high risk for patients with uncontrolled diabetes. The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic forces both the patients of diabetes and the health care providers to face several challenges for diagnosis and management of acute complications of diabetes. This short review is focused on the link between COVID-19 and diabetes and on some open questions emerging and also discussed effects of commonly used drugs in patients with diabetes on the course of COVID-19 infection.

Keywords: Diabetes; SARS-Cov-2; COVID-19; ACE2; Diabetes Therapy

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