FAQs about Diabetes + COVID-19

FAQs about Diabetes + COVID-19

Are people with diabetes more likely to get the COVID-19 infection than others? There is no evidence, as of now, that people with diabetes are at higher risk of catching the COVID-19 infection compared to those without diabetes. However, people with consistently high...
HYPOGLYCEMIA PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

HYPOGLYCEMIA PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

What is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, happens when blood glucose levels drop too low. For most people with diabetes this means a glucose less than 70 mg/dl. Hypoglycemia can be caused by skipping a meal or a snack, eating less than usual, taking...
PERIOPERATIVE CARE

PERIOPERATIVE CARE

One in two people with diabetes will undergo surgery at some point in their life. Every surgery poses potential risks, regardless of your health condition. But people with diabetes face an elevated risk of some complications, such as infection. Fortunately, there are...
NEPHROPATHY (KIDNEY DISEASE)

NEPHROPATHY (KIDNEY DISEASE)

Nearly 1 in 4 people with diabetes will develop diabetic kidney disease. In fact, kidney disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes but can be prevented. Diabetic kidney disease does not always lead to kidney failure and dialysis. Early diagnosis and...
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