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The Impact of Education, COVID-19 and Risk Factors on the Quality of Life in Patients w...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18052332
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Gvozdanović Z, Farčić N et. al.

Mar 6th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to examine the impact of education, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and risk factors on the quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes. A prospective study was conducted in three phases: before education, after education, and in the period of pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The subjects were diabetics on oral therapy. To determine the quality o...

COVID-19 in the New York City Jail System: Epidemiology and Health Care Response, March...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0033354921999385
Public Health Reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974); Chan J, Burke K et. al.

Mar 6th, 2021 - People detained in correctional facilities are at high risk for infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We described the epidemiology of the COVID-19 outbreak in a large urban jail system, including signs and symptoms at time of testing and risk factors for hospitalization. This retrospective observational cohort...

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism and Mortality in Patients with Initial Presentation...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-021-02413-7 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048020 10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104362 10.7326/M20-2003 10.1007/s00277-020-04216-x 10.1001/jama.2020.13372 10.1111/jth.14817 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.08.070 10.1055/s-0040-1715798 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.04.031 10.1111/jth.14929 10.1007/s11239-020-02246-w 10.1111/jth.15094 10.1111/jth.14830
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis; Giannis D, Barish MA et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Venous thromboembolism (VTE) has emerged as an important issue in patients with COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to identify the incidence of VTE and mortality in COVID-19 patients initially presenting to a large health system. Our retrospective study included adult patients (excluding patients presenting with obstetric/gynecologic conditions) across a multihospital health system in the N...

Suspected myocarditis in patients with COVID-19: A multicenter case series.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024552 10.1016/j.jaccas.2020.04.023 10.1016/j.rec.2020.05.006 10.1016/s0140-6736(20)30912-0 10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117723 10.1161/circheartfailure.120.007220 10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.06.010
Medicine Laganà N, Cei M et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Although myocarditis can be a severe cardiac complication of COVID-19 patients, few data are available in the literature about the incidence and clinical significance in patients affected by SARS-CoV-2. This study aims to describe the prevalence and the clinical features of suspected myocarditis in 3 cohorts of patients hospitalized for COVID-19. We retrospectively evaluated all the consecutive...

Effect of Empagliflozin as an Add-On Therapy on Decongestion and Renal Function in Pati...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.120.007048
Circulation. Heart Failure; Tamaki S, Yamada T et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Empagliflozin reduces the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. We sought to elucidate the effect of empagliflozin as an add-on therapy on decongestion and renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes admitted for acute decompensated heart failure. The study was terminated early due to COVID-19 pandemic. We enrolled 59 consecut...

The Prognostic Performance of Troponin in COVID-19: A Diagnostic Meta-analysis and Meta...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.113
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Wibowo A, Pranata R et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Cardiac injury is frequently encountered in patients with COVID-19 and is associated with an increased risk of mortality. Elevated troponin may signify myocardial damage and predicts mortality. We aimed to assess the prognostic value of elevated troponin above the 99th percentile upper reference limit (URL) on mortality and factors affecting their relationship. We performed a comprehensive lite...

Association of pre-admission statin use with reduced in-hospital mortality in COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2021.03.001
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences; Chacko SR, DeJoy R et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection is associated with an uncontrolled systemic inflammatory response. Statins, given their anti-inflammatory properties, may reduce the associated morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to determine the association between statin use prior to hospitalization and in-hospital mortality in COVID-19 patients. In this retrospective study, clinical data wer...

Association of serum HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein A1 levels with risk of severe S...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlr.2021.100061
Journal of Lipid Research; Hilser JR, Han Y et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - Individuals with features of metabolic syndrome are particularly susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus associated with the severe respiratory disease COVID-19. Despite considerable attention dedicated to COVID-19, the link between metabolic syndrome and SARS-CoV-2 infection remains unclear. Using data from the UK Biobank, we investigated the relationship between severity of COVID-19 an...

Mechanisms and Potential Roles of Glucose-Lowering Agents in COVID-19: A Review.
https://doi.org/10.1177/1060028021999473
The Annals of Pharmacotherapy; Berlie HD, Kale-Pradhan PB et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - To explore mechanistic benefits of glucose-lowering agents that extend beyond glycemic control with the potential to mitigate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) complications. The following PubMed literature search terms were used from July 2020 to January 2, 2021: diabetes, COVID-19, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), glucose-lowering agents, and pharmacology. Engli...

Non-communicable disease, sociodemographic factors, and risk of death from infection: a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30978-6
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Drozd M, Pujades-Rodriguez M et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have been highlighted as important risk factors for COVID-19 mortality. However, insufficient data exist on the wider context of infectious diseases in people with NCDs. We aimed to investigate the association between NCDs and the risk of death from any infection before the COVID-19 pandemic (up to Dec 31, 2019). For this observational study, we used data from t...

Sevoflurane sedation and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus in patients affected with sever...
https://doi.org/10.1097/EJA.0000000000001318
European Journal of Anaesthesiology; Coppola S, Cenci S et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Sevoflurane sedation and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus in patients affected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.|2021|Coppola S,Cenci S,Cozzolino M,Chiumello D,|

Cardiometabolic risk factors for COVID-19 susceptibility and severity: A Mendelian rand...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003553
PLoS Medicine; Leong A, Cole JB et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Epidemiological studies report associations of diverse cardiometabolic conditions including obesity with COVID-19 illness, but causality has not been established. We sought to evaluate the associations of 17 cardiometabolic traits with COVID-19 susceptibility and severity using 2-sample Mendelian randomization (MR) analyses. We selected genetic variants associated with each exposure, including ...

Quercetin/Zinc complex and stem cells: A new drug therapy to ameliorate glycometabolic ...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246265
PloS One; Refat MS, Hamza RZ et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - Medicinal uses and applications of metals and their complexes are of increasing clinical and commercial importance. The ligation behavior of quercetin (Q), which is a flavonoid, and its Zn (II) (Q/Zn) complex were studied and characterized based on elemental analysis, molar conductance, Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectra, electronic spectra, proton nuclear magnetic resonance (1H-NMR), th...

Development and validation of a predictive model of in-hospital mortality in COVID-19 p...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247676
PloS One; Velasco-Rodríguez D, Alonso-Dominguez JM et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - We retrospectively evaluated 2879 hospitalized COVID-19 patients from four hospitals to evaluate the ability of demographic data, medical history, and on-admission laboratory parameters to predict in-hospital mortality. Association of previously published risk factors (age, gender, arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking habit, obesity, renal failure, cardiovascular/ pulmonary disease...

Clinical profiles and outcome of patients with COVID-19 in a specialized hospital in Ja...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7929897
Journal of Anesthesia; Oda Y, Shiraishi S et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - To characterize the clinical features and outcome of patients treated at a specialized hospital for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We retrospectively reviewed the symptoms on admission, treatment, and outcome of a total of 300 patients with mild (peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) ≥ 96%), moderate I (93% < SpO2 < 96%), moderate II (SpO2 ≤ 93%) and severe (requiring admission to the ICU o...

Oral high dose vitamin D for the treatment of diabetic patients with COVID-19: A protoc...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024517
Medicine Nie X, Chen J et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients complicated with infections experience severe vitamin D deficiency. High-dose vitamin D is applied to the treatment of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by some researchers, and good results have been achieved. However, the efficacy of vitamin D in the treatment of infections in COVID-19 patients with diabetes remains unclarified. This study aims to explore ...

Telehealth's New Horizon: Providing Smart Hospital-Level Care in the Home.
https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2020.0448
Telemedicine Journal and E-health : the Official Journal ... Rosen JM, Adams LV et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, medical providers have expanded telehealth into daily practice, with many medical and behavioral health care visits provided remotely over video or through phone. The telehealth market was already facilitating home health care with increasing levels of sophistication before COVID-19. Among the emerging telehealth practices, telephysical therapy; teleneurology; tele...

The recovery of an elderly woman with asthma and diabetes from COVID-19 infection: a ca...
https://doi.org/10.2174/1573404817666210302154129
Infectious Disorders Drug Targets; Ghaysouri A, Safari M et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - COVID-19 has caused a great deal of fear indifferent communities. In this study, we reported the recovery of a diabetic elderly woman with a history of asthmafromCOVID-19 infection. A 61-year-old woman was hospitalized due to dyspnea and low blood O2 saturation and later diagnosed with COVID-19, as confirmed by PCR. The patient had a history of asthma and diabetes and used salbutamol and Atrove...

Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Outcomes of Hospitalized Adults with COVID-19: Ear...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7904045
Southern Medical Journal; Lucar J, Wingler MJB et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - To describe the demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of hospitalized adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in an academic medical center in the southern United States. Retrospective, observational cohort study of all adult patients (18 years and older) consecutively admitted with laboratory-confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 infection between Mar...

Successful Distancing: Telemedicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology During the COVID...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7925138
Digestive Diseases and Sciences; Perisetti A, Goyal H

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Telemedicine involves delivering healthcare and preventative care services to patients without the need for in-person encounters. Traditionally, telemedicine has been used for acute events (e.g., stroke, used to relay essential information to the emergency department) and chronic disease management (e.g., diabetes and chronic kidney disease management). Though the utilization of telemedicine in...