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Hyperglycemia in Severe and Critical COVID-19 Patients: Risk Factors and Outcomes

Hyperglycemia in Severe and Critical COVID-19 Patients: Risk Factors and Outcomes

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https://www.cureus.com/articles/107266-hyperglycemia-in-severe-and-critical-covid-19-patients-risk-factors-and-outcomes/metrics

Published: August 02, 2022 DOI: 10.7759/cureus.27611 Cite this article as: Le V, Ha Q, Tran M, et al. (August 02, 2022) Hyperglycemia in Severe and Critical COVID-19 Patients: Risk Factors and Outcomes. Cureus 14(8): e27611. doi:10.7759/cureus.27611 Article reads consist of online article views and PDF downloads.


Conclusion: Hyperglycemia was common in COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit. Hyperglycemia reflected the disease severity but was also secondary to therapeutic intervention. New-onset hyperglycemia was associated with poorer outcomes than that in diabetic patients.