Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID-19 in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Turkey: A Nationwide Study (TurCoviDia).

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Sonmez A., Demirci I., Haymana C., Tasci I., Dagdelen S., Salman S., ...More

Journal of diabetes, vol.13, pp.585-595, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1753-0407.13171
  • Journal Name: Journal of diabetes
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-595
  • Keywords: COVID-19, hospital stay, intensive care unit admission, mortality, type 2 diabetes, RISK-FACTORS, MORTALITY, SEVERITY, MELLITUS, DISEASE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been reported to be associated with a more severe course in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, severe adverse outcomes are not recorded in all patients. In this study, we assessed disease outcomes in patients with and without T2DM hospitalized for COVID-19.