August 30, 2023

Intensive Care Bites

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Several studies have found an association between diabetes mellitus, disease severity and outcome in COVID-19 patients. Old, critically ill patients are particularly at risk.

A recent multicentre international prospective cohort study was performed in 151 ICUs across 26 countries to investigate the impact of diabetes mellitus on 90-day mortality in a high-risk cohort of critically ill patients over 70 years of age.

Original article: Diabetes mellitus is associated with 90-day mortality in old critically ill COVID-19 patients: a multicenter prospective observational cohort study

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