Digital Health Services in Managing People Living with Diabetes

Authors

  • P.P. Gupta B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
  • R. Maskey B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jdean.v5i2.43388

Keywords:

Diabetes, Digital Health Services

Abstract

In the recent world, more than 450 million people have diabetes. There are several types of diabetes and among them common are Type 1 DM in which the body cannot produce Insulin, Type 2 DM in which body cannot properly use insulin and Gestational Pregnancy related Diabetes. For diabetic patients, failure to treat or manage it can lead a serious complications like blindness, renal failure, heart attack and lower limb amputation. The burden of diabetes in patients are more acute in low middle income countries where nearly 80 % people lived with diabetes.

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Author Biographies

P.P. Gupta, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Associate Professor, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine

R. Maskey, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Head of Department and Endocrinologist, Department of Internal Medicine

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Gupta, P., & Maskey, R. (2021). Digital Health Services in Managing People Living with Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology Association of Nepal, 5(2), 1–4. https://doi.org/10.3126/jdean.v5i2.43388

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Editorial