Experience of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients during COVID-19

Prathap Vasigar, Rajalakshmi Mahendran, Reenaa Mohan


Lockdown during COVID-19 have impact in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients requiring medication and routine physical activity. The stress, development of complications of chronic diseases, locked in experience, fear of dying and loneliness in hospital. All these issues suggest that mental health of the diabetes patient is being affected enormously. In this report, we discussed the experience of three patients with diabetes mellitus and among them two acquired COVID-19 admitted to the COVID ward.


COVID-19, Diabetes, Experiences

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