Diabetics’ Guide In Case of COVID-19 Infection

In any case that you are experiencing any known symptoms of COVID-19 or are already confirmed to have acquired the virus, DON'T PANIC and keep this helpful guide and important reminders in mind.


1. Call your doctor or nurse for advice. Do not rush to the hospital to avoid transmitting the virus to others.

2. Follow the sick day rules:

a) Keep hydrated. Drink plenty of calorie-free fluids - 120 to 180 ml every half an hour.

b) Monitor your temperature

c) Monitor your blood glucose

d) Try to eat as normal

e) Weigh yourself every day. Losing weight while eating normally is a sign of high blood glucose

e) Follow your healthcare team recommendations


1. Have important contact information of your health care provider on hand.

2. Make sure you have enough medication and supplies for monitoring blood glucose at home.


Keep calm and strengthen your defense by following this guide and taking note of these important reminders. By equipping ourselves with the right information and practicing safety precautions, we can beat the virus and reduce the risk, and help flatten the curve.

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Scientific References

ANIAD, The Italian National Association of Athletes with Diabetes
CDC, Center for Disease and Control Prevention.
International Diabetes Federation Europe


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