Promoting Excellence in Diabetes Care

Diabetes management during the coronavirus pandemic: Be proactive and prepared

The coronavirus pandemic is well and truly upon us, and it is important to remember the patients who are more vulnerable to infection.

Diabetes carries a higher risk of morbidity and mortality from infection with COVID-191 and influenza,2 and general practitioners (GPs) are essential during this period to support this patient population.

In addition to addressing the extra vulnerability to COVID-19 and influenza, it is also essential to ensure other aspects of diabetes management are not neglected. We have outlined some simple steps that can help you and your patients manage their diabetes amid the current pandemic.

Read and download full details in RACGP Website

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