There is enough evidence that proofs the correlation of diabetes with coronavirus disease. So, the vaccine’s need for a diabetic patient is more.
The vaccines for COVID-19 have been rolled out. It is a gratified moment that the vaccines have arrived and even more thankful for the diabetic patients.
Diabetic is a risk factor for COVID-19 infection. And also the severity of COVID-19 infection with hospitalization and the need for intensive care unit stay.
The covid vaccine has been shown to be effective and safe in a patient with diabetes.
The government is prioritizing effective vaccine delivery to include patients with comorbid conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, etc.
In India, two vaccines are administered to the health worker and the older patients. One is covaxin, another is covishield.
Covxin is an Indian vaccine and is highly effective and safe toward administration made by Bharat Biotech. Covaxin is safe for a diabetic patient and there is no restriction.
The Covid Vaccine is effective and safe in patients with diabetes, says Dr. Sruti Chandrasekaran, Senior Consultant, Endocrinology & Diabetology. Our expert encourages you to get vaccinated
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