Journal of Diabetology

ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 137--143

Guide on diabetes and COVID-19 for healthcare professionals in Bangladesh


Bishwajit Bhowmik1, Tareen Ahmed2, Faria Afsana2, Nazmul Kabir Qureshi3, Tasnima Siddiquee1, Faruque Pathan2, Firoz Amin2, Nayla Cristina do Vale Moreira4, MA Samad3, SM Ashrafuzzaman2, Tofail Ahmed2, Zafar Ahmed Latif2, Abul Majid Bhuiyan4, Abdul Alim5, Sanjida Binte Munir3, Rajat Kanti Karmokar6, Kaiser Alam Choudhury3, Bedowra Zabeen7, Khaleda Islam8, Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman9, Mofizur Rahman1, Sarowar Uddin Milon5, Rie Ozaki8, Md. Abdur Razzaqul Alam8, Tabassum Huda1, Md. Habibur Rahman5, AHM Enayet Hossain5, Hajera Mahtab4, Akhtar Hussain10, AK Azad Khan1 
1 Centre for Global Health Research, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 Department of Endocrinology, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka, Bangladesh
3 National Healthcare Network, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
4 Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
5 Directorate General of Health Services, Dhaka, Bangladesh
6 Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
7 Changing Diabetes in Children and Life for a child Programme, Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka, Bangladesh
8 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Dhaka, Bangladesh
9 Novo Nordisk Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
10 Centre for Global Health Research, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Faculty of Health Sciences, Nord University, Bodø, Norway; International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Brussels, Belgium

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bishwajit Bhowmik
Centre for Global Health Research, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, 122 Kazi Nazrul Avenue, Shahbagh, Dhaka.
Bangladesh

The world is suffering from a pandemic of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), and people with diabetes mellitus (DM) are more vulnerable to the serious effects of the COVID-19. This interaction is alarming, considering the high transmission rate of COVID-19 and the global prevalence of DM. Considering the importance of the link between COVID-19 and DM, Bangladesh Diabetic Association has formed a panel of national and international experts in the field of public health, diabetes, and endocrinology to provide some evidence-based guidance for the prevention and care of people with DM during the COVID-19 pandemic.


How to cite this article:
Bhowmik B, Ahmed T, Afsana F, Qureshi NK, Siddiquee T, Pathan F, Amin F, Vale Moreira NC, Samad M, Ashrafuzzaman S M, Ahmed T, Latif ZA, Bhuiyan AM, Alim A, Munir SB, Karmokar RK, Choudhury KA, Zabeen B, Islam K, Rahman MM, Rahman M, Milon SU, Ozaki R, Alam MR, Huda T, Rahman M, Hossain AE, Mahtab H, Hussain A, Khan AA. Guide on diabetes and COVID-19 for healthcare professionals in Bangladesh.J Diabetol 2020;11:137-143


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Bhowmik B, Ahmed T, Afsana F, Qureshi NK, Siddiquee T, Pathan F, Amin F, Vale Moreira NC, Samad M, Ashrafuzzaman S M, Ahmed T, Latif ZA, Bhuiyan AM, Alim A, Munir SB, Karmokar RK, Choudhury KA, Zabeen B, Islam K, Rahman MM, Rahman M, Milon SU, Ozaki R, Alam MR, Huda T, Rahman M, Hossain AE, Mahtab H, Hussain A, Khan AA. Guide on diabetes and COVID-19 for healthcare professionals in Bangladesh. J Diabetol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 1 ];11:137-143
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