From thes 6:00 in the morning of this Monday, the Wound Clinic of Diabetic foot Y Ulcers, located in the health center of Veranillor, in San Miguelito, To return to a to meet patients.
Marlene Dubois, who works in this health unit, indicated that the attention of patients suspended due to the emergence of the pandemiccaused by the SARS-CoV2.
The facilities of the Clinic have been adapted with all the specialized personnel and the biosecurity measures established by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), to resume the attention from the 6:00 in the morning (To start the record number of patients) and start healings at 7:00 a.m.
Solo I know will allow the entry to the facilities of the patients that require attention, which should be used face mask Y face shield, and if it goes accompanied the family member must wait outside.
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Dubois said they were will give priority to these patients that due to the pandemic and the safety of their lives they were forced to lay off their controls.
In order for patients to be admitted, they must present the medical referral and the proof from glycosylated homoglobin (HBa1c), which measures the average level of glucose or sugar in the blood with a previous month to verify the patient’s health condition.
On the other hand, he explained that a study made by the University of Panamaá was able to verify the increase from cases from diabetes on youths. “Before the pandemic we had cases of 19-year-old patients with an ulcer and developed diabetic foot, who we had to follow up to avoid amputation,” he remarked.
He said that many times people they do not know its diagnosis, because they don’t come on time at facilities health to perform a general medical check-up, in order to know their health condition and that unfortunately they attend when they have declared uncontrolled chronic diabetes.
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The bad nutrition, the sedentarism and the lack from physical exercisethey are contributing al increase this disease, as well as genetic inheritance. In this sense, Dubois explained that the children of diabetic parents have a predisposition to develop the disease and those mothers who during pregnancy at birth weighing more than 10 pounds are considered to have a diabetes gene.
“We must be supervising not only the adolescent, the elderly, the elderly, but also pregnant women, since they can develop gestational diabetes that could declare the pathology.”
Favorable actions to avoid the diagnosis of this disease is eat healthy, a lot physical activity and be realized exams of laboratories at least once a yearo. La diabetes eIt’s a condition in which the body needs help to process the food correctly.
When we feed, most of them become glucose, what happens to blood stream to feed the cells of the body and provide us with energy. If there is no insulin, the glucose can’t to enter in the cells, accumulating in the blood, causing excess sugar in the blood and the danger in people of developing diabetes.
For the reopening of the clinic, the San Miguelito Health Region in coordination with the Veranillo Health Center, will apply all the biosafety measures indicated by the MINSA and to carry out the cures, a special chair was acquired in which a disposable pat for each patient