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Managing Diabetes in the COVID-19 Era: Focus on COVID-19 Safe Clinics, Telemedicine, and Diabetes Self-ManagementFunding None.
Novel coronavirus disease 2019 is a dreaded pandemic that is going to persist, and diabetic people with poor glycemic control are at high risk of complications and death from it. Social distancing being the only way to prevent infection spread, it is very difficult to continue usual clinic-based diabetes care. So, in this review, we focus to discuss safe clinic practice recommendations, scope of telemedicine in care of follow-up patients, and diabetes self-management that every individual with diabetes needs to follow. These issues will be of utmost important as we need to understand and implement personal and social hygiene in a better way even in post lockdown period.
Article published online:
14 September 2020
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