Bhubaneswar, Sept 24 (LocalWire): Doctors in the daily awareness session of the state government today said that those diabetic patients having controlled sugar levels are better fit to beat Coronavirus infections.
Dr Anuj Kumar Baliarsingh, Endocrinologist from SCB Medical College, Cuttack said that under controlled diabetes the patients can better fight the pandemic if infected.
“If the blood sugar levels are under control, the diabetic patients can take home isolation and tackle the disease like any other normal person.
They can reduce the chances of developing complications,” Dr Baliarsingh said.
He also clarified that both the Type 1 Diabetes (congenital) and Type 11 are equally vulnerable to getting infected with the disease but extreme complications are more common in Type 1 Diabetes.
Dr Jayant Panda from the Medicine Department of SCB Medical College meanwhile said that Corona infected kidney patients can take dialysis in earmarked centres onm SCB or KIMS while other normal treatment and procedures for kidney patients could be avoided for next few days in non serious cases.