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1- Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
2- Diabetes Research Center, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
3- Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
4- Department of clinical pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
5- Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. , setiladalili1346@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (686 Views)
Background: COVID-19 is an unknown and novel virus that creates a challenge with all comorbid conditions, including diabetes mellitus (DM). Although DM has not been determined as a definite risk factor for COVID-19 in childhood, clinicians should consider the potential association between DM and COVID-19. 
Objectives: This study aimed to review COVID-19 and DM comorbidity in children.
Methods: ISI Web of Science, PubMed, and Google Scholar were investigated to find relevant articles regarding COVID-19 and DM.
Results: Data revealed 50% higher fatal outcomes of COVID-19 in DM children than in healthy ones. Because of the importance of DM in children, it seems mandatory to consider type 1 diabetes and its consequences on COVID-19.
Conclusions: Understanding the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and its interaction with DM are helpful for better management of the disease. These considerations can help clinicians make better decisions about the treatment modalities, management, and diabetic ketoacidosis treatment.
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Type of Study: Narrative Review | Subject: Pediatric Endocrinology
Received: 2021/04/4 | Accepted: 2021/07/20 | Published: 2022/01/1

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