Clinical outcome of patients with diabetes mellitus infected by SARS-COV-2


  • Nara Regina Batista Barros Hospital Regional da Asa Norte. Brasília, DF, Brasil
  • André Neves Mascarenhas Hospital Regional da Asa Norte. Brasília, DF, Brasil
  • Francisco de Souza Barros Junior Faculdade Pitágoras. Codó, MA, Brasil
  • Beatriz Barros de Vasconcelos Universidade Federal de Piauí. Departamento de Enfermagem. Teresina, PI, Brasil
  • Tainá Maria Oliveira Sousa Hospital São Marcos. Teresina, PI, Brasil
  • Ana Raquel Batista de Carvalho Universidade Federal de Piauí. Departamento de Enfermagem. Teresina, PI, Brasil



COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Complications


Introduction: Diabetes, a chronic metabolic disease with high prevalence in Brazil, is a risk factor for severe SARS COV-2 infection. The relationship between previous glycemic control and the prognosis of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is not fully understood. Objective: analyze the clinical outcome of patients with diabetes mellitus infected by SARS-COV-2. Outlining: A retrospective analysis of medical records was carried out using the Trakcare electronic system of all diabetic patients hospitalized with a confirmatory diagnosis of pneumonia due to COVID-19 in the medical clinic ward of HRAN, from June to August 2021, who, upon admission, performed the glycated hemoglobin test and analyzed it using the SPSS software (20.0). Results: A sample of 52 patients was obtained during the study period. Most patients are female, with a mean age of approximately 58 years. The comorbidity most associated with the participants was systemic arterial hypertension, with most diabetics presenting good prior glycemic control, represented by HbA1c ≤ 7%. The lethality found was 7.7%. Implications: The study shows a high lethality of diabetic patients infected by COVID 19, but no statistical significance was found for HbA1c levels with the increase in length of stay, use of non-rebreathing mask, need for invasive mechanical ventilation or lethality


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Barros, N. R. B. ., Mascarenhas, A. N., Barros Junior, F. de S., Barros de Vasconcelos, B. ., Sousa, T. M. O. ., & Carvalho, A. R. de . (2023). Clinical outcome of patients with diabetes mellitus infected by SARS-COV-2. Revista Prevenção De Infecção E Saúde, 9(1).