From Hospital Escuela de Agudos “Dr. Ramon Madaraga repeated the prevention and control measures, recommending vaccination against Covid-19 in diabetics.
In this sense, Dr. Natalia Blanco (M04268), a Diabetologist from the aforementioned Help Center, explained what diabetes is. Diabetes is a disease in which levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood are very high. This glucose comes from the food we eat. “
At the same time, he pointed to the main organs that are affected by this disease. “Diabetes is a disease that affects several organs such as the kidneys, eyes, heart and legs, so prevention is important.”
On the topic, he added information about the fallout. “Diabetes is a major cause of chronic kidney disease, and the damage to diabetes is poorly controlled over the years, generates the need for dialysis.”
With regard to the etiology of pathology, Dr. Natalia Blanco indicated heredity and malnutrition. Increasing obesity and being overweight due to bad habits around the world have also increased the incidence of diabetes, a closely related disease.
Therefore, to prevent this disease, he recommended “that they lead a healthy life and practice regular physical activity. In the same way, he advised diabetics to attend a dietitian to achieve a balanced diet as well as to stay active, and to engage in physical activity, always paying special attention to foot care, because these People, due to disease, tend to easily damage their feet.
He also recommends consulting two or three times a year with a diabetes doctor to control the disease well.
In the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, the professional insisted on the importance of diabetics having good control over their metabolism, blood sugar and blood pressure, “All this means that if suffering from disease, pathology can be better managed.”
Finally, it was suggested that all diabetics, once a doctor’s monitoring has taken place, be vaccinated against COVID-19, when they are in the vaccination group.