Review Article
Volume 4 Issue 9 - 2020
Role of Clinical Pharmacist in Diabetes Care during Corona Virus Pandemic
Gajjela Sirichandana1* and Nikhil Kumar Vanjari2
1Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana, India
2Clinical Assistant Professor, Diabetes Educator, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author: Gajjela Sirichandana, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimnagar, Telangana, India.
Received: July 24, 2020; Published: August 11, 2020




Abstract

This review focus on the potential link between the type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and Coronavirus-19 (Covid-19). However, patients with T2DM during the Covid-19 infection display high incidence, disease severity, and mortality. The emerging COVID-19 infection pandemic, combined with the growing global diabetes burden, has raised major challenges for health care providers in delivering efficient and sustainable treatment to diabetes patients during the ongoing pandemic. Therefore, it is critical for health care professionals to recognize and adopt the prescribed improvements in the delivery of care, lifestyle adjustments, and pharmacotherapy to ensure patients receive adequate care.

Keywords: Covid-19; Diabetes; Health Care Professionals; Lifestyle Changes

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Citation: Gajjela Sirichandana and Nikhil Kumar Vanjari. “Role of Clinical Pharmacist in Diabetes Care during Corona Virus Pandemic". EC Diabetes and Metabolic Research 4.9 (2020): 01-06.

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