Blood sugar fluctuates during epidemic situation, how to prevent hypoglycemia in diabetic patients


In the past month when people were separated from their homes, many people have entered the lifestyle of eating with “fate” and zero exercise.However, this poses considerable risks for people with diabetes.In such a situation of “more food and less exercise”, many sugar friends began to consciously control their intake of each meal and try to avoid excessive blood sugar.The common complication of hypoglycemia is often overlooked by patients.At home, the epidemic prevention is more prone to hypoglycemia. Patients with diabetes must strictly control diet and exercise to ensure the stability of blood glucose.However, as the home stays longer and longer, the amount of activity decreases sharply, and for a long time at home, it is prone to irregularities in work and rest and irregular eating.Such lifestyle changes make the blood sugar of patients with diabetes prone to fluctuate, and the risk of hypoglycemia is greatly increased.In particular, older patients with diabetes have poor ability to regulate blood glucose, prone to blood glucose virus, asymptomatic hypoglycemia, night hypoglycemia, etc., and may be life threatening.How to prevent hypoglycemia during the epidemic?1 Strictly do a good job during the blood glucose monitoring epidemic, patients are not convenient to consult the hospital, you can choose an endocrinologist to conduct online consultation.In daily life, blood glucose is recorded regularly every day, especially for patients who use insulin.Once fluctuations in blood glucose are found, communicate with the doctor in a timely manner and take corresponding measures.2 The use of hypoglycemic drugs with a lower risk of hypoglycemia has been issued by the National Medical Insurance Bureau on February 6th. During the epidemic prevention and control period, a “long prescription” reimbursement strategy can be implemented. Patients with chronic diseases such as hypertension and diabetes will be evaluated by a doctorThe amount of prescription medication can be relaxed to 3 months to protect the long-term medication needs of patients with chronic diseases during the epidemic.Under the “long prescription” policy, diabetic patients should adjust their medication regimens and choose hypoglycemic drugs with lower risk of hypoglycemia and higher safety.3 Avoid anxiety emotions Emotional fluctuations may affect blood glucose control, especially during an epidemic, if anxiety, worry, depression and other emotions appear, you can try to divert attention, or seek family and friends to ease the negative emotions.


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