Having covid is risky and it gets really complicated when you have diabetes. In such times, only a good Diabetologist can guide you on what to do and how. If you are a patient of diabetes then your risk of catching the virus is not really higher than anyone else’s. However, you could have extreme complications if you do fall sick. It is mainly true if your diabetes is not really well-controlled. You must consider getting vaccinated to reduce your chances of getting this virus and it is better if you speak with your doctor too.
Apart from this, to lessen your chance of getting infected you must keep the following things in mind:
- Keep your proper distance from other people.
- Use proper hygiene.
- Keep your blood sugar under proper control.
Even if you have caught this virus, make sure that you do proper Covid-19 Care as per the guidance of your doctor. You need to have a good plan in place in case you become sick. After all, once you get COVID-19, the infection may put you at greater risk for diabetes complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). DKA takes place when high levels of acids known as ketones build up in your blood. It could get serious.
So, keep all the things in mind and make sure that you are safe and discussing your health with your doctor.