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ea0073aep176 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

COVID-19 and diabetes: Impact on emergency department demand by diabetic patients. experience from a portuguese center

Maria João Ferreira , Pedro Jorge , José Luis Castedo , Pereira Fernando , Carvalho Davide , Tiago Guimarães

IntroductionCOVID-19 is an emerging disease caused by the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that has overburdened healthcare worldwide. In Portugal, schedule appointments were cancelled, postponed or changed to tele-consultation. The objective of the study is to assess the impact of the pandemic on the use of Emergency Department (ED) by diabetic patients.Material and methodsRetrospective monocentric study of the ...