COVID-19

COVID-19 survey launched for inpatient staff to complete

An inpatient survey has been launched to help identify any resource pressures which COVID-19 might have introduced to staff. Teams are being asked to complete a survey on how COVID-19 has impacted the...

Metformin linked to reduced COVID-19 mortality rates

People with diabetes undergoing treatment with metformin are at significantly less risk of dying from COVID-19 compared with those not taking the medication, researchers have said. The study involved ...

COVID-19 found to trigger new diabetes cases

Some people who have recovered from COVID-19 are developing diabetes, researchers have said. Previous studies had already found evidence to suggest that diabetes is a risk factor for severe coronaviru...

UK Diabetes Inpatient Network to host COVID-19 and diabetes webinar

Tackling the challenge of overcoming COVID-19 among people who have diabetes will be the subject of a forthcoming webinar hosted by the UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum.   The hour-long online event will t...

Diabetes and COVID-19 guidelines reissued for second wave

Guidelines on how to look after people with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic have been reissued to help during the second wave. The documents, which were published in the summer on the UK Diabete...

COVID-19 ‘renews momentum’ to improve hospital diabetes care

COVID-19 has ‘renewed momentum’ to improve hospital diabetes care, according to an Inpatient Care Lead at Diabetes UK. Olivia Burr has told online publication, Open Access Government, that...