We are at home for quite sometime now due to Covid 19 pandemic, trying our best to adjust to the new normal as we need to move on. However, we could not travel for last few months be it for work or entertainment or a break from routine. The vital points to be safe from […]
Introduction to COVID19 & Diabetes and Endocrinology
COVID19 is making havoc all over the world, we all need to take care for benefit of ours, close ones and community. While we are in search of anti-virals, vaccines, etc we need to maintain social distancing protocols and learn to masks and sanitizers.
People with Co-morbidities like Diabetes, heart, lung, kidney problems are more at risk of developing complications and need to be more careful.
Here in this section, we write basics of Coronavirus and COVID 19 and the issues with COVID 19 and Diabetes, high blood pressure, Vitamin D and Hormonal issues.
As per the current practice in INDIA, when you are positive you will be in touch with the local authority who will contact you daily over the phone to know the progress and guide you the future course of action. Also, you will be given some medicines. Below are some steps to follow if you […]
Red Bell Peppers Use bright bell peppers in Indian or continental cuisines to keep your nutrition in check. Packed with Vitamin B6 and folate, they support healthy night vision and are rich in antioxidants. Vitamin-C Grapes and oranges are the best options among fruits, while half a lemon squeezed in a glass of warm water […]
Vitamin D is important in regulation and suppression of inflammatory cytokine response which causes serious complications of Covid 19 infection and adult respiratory distress syndrome. Cytokine storm is a medical complication found in Covid-19 patients, drawing commonality with SARS and MERS – all three diseases caused by coronavirus. Cytokine storm is an overreaction of the […]
1. Are people on Steroids for other medical reasons more prone to COVID 19 infection? Yes, People who are on long time steroids are more prone for a viral illness, as steroids may suppress their own immune system and their immune system are likely to be less effective at fighting it off. People who are […]
Are people with Thyroid disease more prone to Covid 19? Although there is not yet enough information regarding the relationship between different thyroid conditions and susceptibility to COVID-19, there is currently no reason to believe that most people with thyroid disease are at increased risk to contract this novel coronavirus or to experience complications. Nevertheless, […]
Are people with diabetes more prone to Covid-19? People with uncontrolled diabetes are at increased risk of all infections, so there may be more chance, we are seeing new information day by day, probably chance of Covid19 or severity will be more in people with Diabetes. Better we follow our diet plan (most importantly timing, […]
What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, and has since spread globally, resulting in the ongoing 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. What is the difference between Corona and […]
Are patients with hypertension at increased risk to get coronavirus No, probably not. Hypertension was commonly seen in patients who had severe COVID-19, mainly because the chance of high blood pressure in the elderly is more, this looks a pure association. It is true that hypertension is the most common comorbidity seen in COVID-19 patients […]