Diabetics are more prone to severe symptoms of Covid-19. It is even said that mucormycosis, or black fungus, which is a fungal infection, is likely to affect diabetics more.
Amid the ongoing Covid situation in the country, the Department of Health and Family Welfare has listed some tips that can be used to prevent diabetes.
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“People with diabetes are up to three times more likely to have severe symptoms of Covid-19 !!” read a tweet from PIB India. It was also recommended to keep blood sugar levels under control at all times.
It is extremely important that people take care of their health in order to increase immunity and fight the virus.
People with #diabetes are up to three times more likely to have severe symptoms of # COVID19‼ ️
✅ Always keep your blood sugar level under control
How to prevent diabetes❓
◾️ Adopt healthy eating habits
◾️ Have regular medical examinations
◾️ Do physical exercise regularly #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/loJhxKUOur
– PIB India (@PIB_India), May 16, 2021
How can you prevent diabetes?
Here are some of the measures that can be used to prevent the disease:
1. Adopt healthy eating habits
2. Have regular medical examinations
3. Get regular exercise
4. Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables
5. Maintain ideal body weight
6. Limit your consumption of foods and beverages that contain a lot of sugar
7. Quit tobacco for better health. You can also call the toll-free number 1800-112-356
8. Avoid consuming alcohol.
According to the latest data, India has registered 3.11 lakh new Covid cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country is now 2.46 crore. 4,077 deaths in the past 24 hours have also been reported, bringing the total death toll to 2.7 lakh.