An Institutional Experience: Park Hospital, Gurugram
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the course of the world and exposed it, particularly the health care structure to such sheer and frustration.
It is not surprising to see a large number of diabetics, both type 1 and type 2, suffering from the disease and having much-increased morbidity and mortality. Increased ICU admission by double, increased mortality in diabetes patients by 3 times and severe disease rates twice of normal population has been seen in the recent epidemic in China. Reports of ACE receptor up-gradation requiring anti-hypertensive medication modification are being published. Having been at the forefront in the management of these cases, one finds certain factors aggravating this phenomenon.