Diabetes-related Diseases
Diabetes and COVID-19

​​​​Diabetics must avoid contact with sick people and take preventive measures as follows:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 40 seconds, especially after coughing, sneezing, or being in a public place.
  • If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching frequently used surfaces in public places such as elevator buttons and doorknobs. Furthermore, use a tissue to cover your hand or finger if you have to touch something.
  • Wash your hands after touching surfaces in public places.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose, and eyes.
  • Clean and disinfect your home to remove germs, especially frequently touched surfaces (such as: tables, doorknobs, light switches, knobs, desks, toilets, faucets, sinks, and cell phones).
  • Avoid crowds, especially in places with poor ventilation. 
  • Avoid unnecessary travel.
  • Take medications and insulin injections at scheduled times and in prescribed doses.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level by measuring it at home, and keep it controlled.
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Last Update : 16 September 2020 03:56 PM
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