endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

COVID-19 patients have extremely high insulin requirements

People with type 2 diabetes who become critically ill with COVID-19 disease need extremely high amounts of insulin to maintain glycaemic control at the height of their illness, Australian clinicians have reported. A case series of eight COVID-19 patients with T2D admitted to ICU for ventilation at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital found that their insulin requirements ...

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