Diabetes and Covid-19

Information on Covid-19

Studies have shown that COVID-19 can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people living with diabetes. It is important to minimize this risk by being proactive with your prevention strategies. 

For people with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, extra take steps should be taken to avoid this significant risk. For example, they should be sure to:

  • Cover their nose and mouth with a mask any time they have to leave the home.
  • Wash their hands frequently, especially before feeding or caring for the vulnerable person.
  • Stay at least 6 feet from people who don’t live in their household.

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People living with diabetes, especially those with poor glycemic control have an increased risk for some infections. Coronavirus (COVID-19) results in a respiratory infection that causes patients to develop mild to severe symptoms including a cough, fever, and difficulty breathing. Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19.


MediSure Canada has the right equipment that will help you manage your Diabetes

For people with either type of diabetes, regular glucose testing is essential. Especially with Covid-19 still actively spreading. MediSure Canada offers everything you need to stay on top of your glucose management.

If you find taking your sugar reading painful, there are other options. For example, the Genteel lancing device can painlessly extract a single drop of blood for quick, easy testing.

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More information on the topic can be found here https://beyondtype1.org/navigating-bbq-type-1-diabetes/


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