Let's Chat: COVID-19 and Diabetes Management among your loved ones
"What can people with diabetes and their loved ones do during the COVID-19 pandemic?"
For anyone living with or close to someone with diabetes, the following recommendations are doubly important:1,2
- Wash your hands.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Don’t share food, glasses, towels, tools etc.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or use the crook of your arm when you cough or sneeze.
- Avoid contact with anyone showing signs of illness.
- If you are ill with flu-like symptoms, seek medical advice.
Take extra care with your diabetes management during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, consult with your healthcare professional.
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1American Diabetes Association (ADA). Diabetes and Coronavirus [Internet]. [cited 2020 May 28]. Available from:https://www.diabetes.org/coronavirus-covid-19.
2International Diabetes Federation (IDF). COVID-19 and Diabetes [Internet]. [cited 2020 May 28]. Available from:https://www.idf.org/aboutdiabetes/what-is-diabetes/covid-19-and-diabetes...