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 ...
Type 2 diabetes
COVID-19 patients have extremely high insulin requirements
By Michael Woodhead
21 Jul 2020