Metformin treatment in relationship with SARS-CoV-2 disease

Authors: Andrej Dukát 1;  Ján Gajdošík 2;  Milan Kriška 3;  Juraj Payer 1
Authors‘ workplace: V. interná klinika LF UK a UNB, Nemocnica Ružinov, Bratislava 1;  Neštátna ambulancia pre dospelých v Nových Zámkoch 2;  Ústav farmakológie a lekárskej farmakológie LF UK v Bratislave 3
Published in: Forum Diab 2022; 11(1): 49-51


Epidemy of SARS-CoV-2 infection changed life of all populations in the world and as well as the therapy of diseases in daily clinical praxis. These changes affected also diabetes mellitus. Metformin as the first-line treatment in this group of patients was also influenced with COVID -19. This is the topic of this paper in context of daily clinical practice.


COVID-19 – diabetes mellitus – metformin


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