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 IJCM  Vol.11 No.5 , May 2020
Saudi Scientific Diabetes Society Position Statement: Management of Diabetes Mellitus in the Pandemic of COVID-19
Abstract: About 10% coronavirus (COVID-19) infected patients are with diabetes comorbidity. Also, diabetes promotes severe progression in COVID-19 patients. Diabetes comorbidity is associated with significant mortality in those people with COVID-19. In this position statement, the management of diabetes in cases of COVID-19, has been presented. The impact of diabetes on the morbidity and mortality of COVID-19, as well as both the target glucose level and the method of blood glucose control have been presented in details.
Cite this paper: Alshaikh, A. , Alsifri, S. , Alhozali, A. , Mosli, H. , Zawawi, T. , Mira, S. and Issak, E. (2020) Saudi Scientific Diabetes Society Position Statement: Management of Diabetes Mellitus in the Pandemic of COVID-19. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 11, 199-206. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2020.115020.
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