Kevin discusses what to do with each of the commonly used classes of diabetes drugs during intercurrent illness – a topic of particular relevance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Are these medications safe to continue? If so, is dose titration required? Which of these drugs be temporarily be stopped?
Kevin discusses some helpful and important clinical guidance on the prevention of adrenal crisis during the pandemic. Notably, this includes not only those patients with primary adrenal insufficiency but also all of those patients on long-term steroid treatment.
Dr Kevin Fernando provides a practical overview of the utility of sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors, focusing on dosing, cardiovascular and renal safety and the management of adverse events, including dehydration and genital infections.
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