- Increasing Black Fungus in Covid 19 Patients with Diabetes
- New Guideline from the Government for the Control of Black Fungus
- Instruction to keep a close watch on patients with diabetes
Bengaluru News: Covid 19 A new clinical guideline for diagnosing and managing diabetes in patients has been released. Concerns have been raised that patients recovering from infection are victims of black fungus or mucormycosis and that the number of cases is increasing. In that too Diabetes This number is highest in severely ill patients.
Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of hyperglycemia or high blood sugar, as they are more likely to get black fungus. Thus, the ministry cited the importance of strictly monitoring the diabetic patients.
‘Examine every patient with diabetes with at least two capillary blood glucose values (before one meal, after another meal) on the glucometer’ Home Ministry Stated in its new Patient Management Guidelines.
Patients with normal early glycemic symptoms may undergo stress hyperglycemia during the course of the disease. This is exacerbated when the incidence of Covid19 infection is high. The government says that the use of glucocorticoids in the treatment of primary disease may also lead to hyperglycemia in such individuals.
Although the blood sugar level is initially normal, it should be checked repeatedly. Glycemic testing at the present should not be a one-time job. It must be a continuous process Guidelines Said.
Every patient with diabetes should be treated with the Diabetes Diet. The ministry said that the patient should adhere to time and quantity as advised in the Diet Chart.