COVID-19, diabetes mellitus and co-morbidities: a cardiologist’s view

Authors: Andrej Dukát 1;  Juraj Payer 1;  Fedor Šimko 2
Authors‘ workplace: V. interná klinika LF UK a UNB, Nemocnica Ružinov, Bratislava 1;  Ústav patologickej fyziológie LF UK, Bratislava 2
Published in: Forum Diab 2022; 11(1): 7-9


Ongoing pandemy caused by novel coronavirus affected almost 200 countries all over the world. Most of the available studies have shown that with COVID -19 (COronaVIrus Disease 2019) diabetes mellitus as a distinctive comorbidity is associated with more severe disease, acute respiratory distress syndrome and increased mortality in this group of infected patients. At present we are facing new challenges regarding the changed health situation.


cardiovascular diseases – diabetes mellitus – COVID -19


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