Proposed Libyan Guidelines for the Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia with Corona Virus-19 (COVID-19) Infection

Adela. H. Elamami
2021 Open Journal of Epidemiology  
Serious hyperglycemia is one of the manifestations of COVID-19 infection which increase patient morbidity and mortality especially in patient requiring hospitalization. Consequently, many protocols and algorithms for hospitalized patients with COVID-19 induced hyperglycemia based mainly on recent studies and previous evidence on non-COVID-19 patients were published. Of note nearly all guidelines released by the different COVID-19 committees in Libya don't include a clear focus on management of
more » ... n-patient hyperglycemia and maybe this plays a pivotal role in increase our COVID-19 in-hospital mortality. I proposed a simplified approach depending on the released international guidelines to be easily implemented by Libyan health care staff caring about COVID-19 patients and hoping to be accepted by our National Diabetes Committee.
doi:10.4236/ojepi.2021.113020 fatcat:5b3kyugovjeahm5txk2hpwmlr4