DICOMAG worries over welfare of persons with diabetes as COVID-19 spreads

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DICOMAG worries over welfare of persons with diabetes as COVID-19 spreads

By Chioma Obinna

The Diabetes Control Media Advisory Group, DICOMAG, in collaboration with Rainbow Specialist Medical Centre, has urged Nigerians living with diabetes and others at high risk to take special precautions to prevent infection by COVID-19.

In a statement, Dr. Afokoghene Rita Isiavwe, who is the Chairman, DICOMAG Board of Trustees, said persons with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes can keep safe by staying at home.

Further, she said: “Practice social distancing. Do not go out unless it is absolutely necessary. If you must go out-doors, cover your face with a face mask.

“Basic hygiene measures like washing of your hands. As simple as it sounds, washing your hands with soap and water several times a day reduces your chances of getting infected with germs. This should include, and not restricted to before eating, before cooking, after using the restroom, after doing any chore, after returning from a public space.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper