Clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with type 2 diabetes in Turkey: A nationwide study (TurCoviDia)

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

JOURNAL OF DIABETES, vol.13, no.7, pp.585-595, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1753-0407.13171
  • 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
  • Dokuz Eylül 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.