Key clinical point: Patients hospitalized for COVID-19 disease had high prevalence rates for diabetes and for hypertension.
Major finding: Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, the prevalence of diabetes was 12% and hypertension was 17%.
Study details: A meta-analysis of 65 studies with 15,794 patients published during December 2019 to April 6, 2020.
Disclosures: The study received no commercial funding.
Barrera FJ et al. J Endocr Soc. 2020 July 21. doi: 10.1210/jendso/bvaa102.