COVID-19 May Cause Severe Illness in Diabetic Patients
Keywords:COVID-19, diabetes, coronavirus, hyperglycemia, ACE inhibitor
COVID-19 pandemic has become the top public health concern worldwide that represents a threat to the life of billions of people globally. Common causes of death of COVID-19 infected individuals are multi-organ failure, pneumonia, and acute respiratory distress syndrome, out of which pneumonia is the most common. COVID-19 patients with diabetes are at high risk for medical complications, which may lead to severe complications, even death.
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