During the past few months, medical experts have learned more about COVID-19 and what it means for people living with a chronic disease. If you have diabetes, are a caregiver, or are an essential worker, you may have questions about what COVID-19 means for you and how to best manage your health as the pandemic continues.
In the below video series, Novo Nordisk US Chief Medical Officer Todd Hobbs, MD, who lives with diabetes, shares some of the most frequently asked questions from the patient communities we serve and discusses what we have learned so far.
At the end of each video, there is contact information for you if you want to call Novo Nordisk about medicines, information about our products or our patient support programs. As always, we are here to help.
What have we learned from the COVID-19 pandemic?
How do I know if I'm affected by COVID-19?
Who is at highest risk to have complications of COVID-19?
Is there any difference between Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes with COVID-19?
How should I protect myself from complications if exposed to COVID-19?
How do I safeguard myself in public and/or at work?
Are there precautions I should take if I have diabetes or another chronic disease?
When will an effective treatment or vaccine against COVID-19 be available?
This is not intended to be medical advice, but rather key learnings for your consideration. We encourage you, as always, to talk to your own healthcare professional about your personal experience and any specific concerns you might have.