Diabetes Medicine In Corona : Along with many ongoing research on the development of more effective treatment against Coronavirus, possibilities are also being explored in existing medicines. A study done in this effort has shown a new ray of hope in a drug already being used in the treatment of diabetes and obesity. This drug can prove to be effective in protecting against the serious threat of corona. According to a report published in Dainik Jagran, the risk of hospitalization, lung-related problems and death due to viral infection in type-2 diabetic patients who took this drug for 6 months before being hit by corona was reduced. Has been.
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine in the US have derived this result on the basis of analysis of electronic medical records of about 30 thousand type-2 diabetes patients. These people were found corona positive during January to September last year.
What happened in the study
Published in Diabetes Journals Study According to, it has been concluded that further analysis of the potential protective effects of a drug called Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor (GLP-1R) Agonist should be done against corona related complications. Patricia Grigson, the researcher of this study and Professor Patricia Grigson of Penn State College, said, ‘The results of our study are encouraging, because GLP-1R agonist treatment has been found to be extremely safe. However, more studies are needed regarding the use of this drug and the reduction in the serious effects of corona in type-2 diabetes patients.
Third wave likely in India
There is a decrease in the cases of corona in India. At the same time, due to the increase in the speed of Kovid Vaccination, the country has also come very close to the figure of 100 crore vaccines. In such a situation, after the second wave of Corona that came after March, people are hoping for some relief regarding the warnings of the third wave given by experts. However, it was also said by some experts that due to the increase in festivals in India, the third wave of corona may proceed and it may show its outbreak in October-November.
In such a situation, News18 Hindi spoke to Dr. NK Arora, an expert of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Chairman of the Kovid-19 Working Group, regarding the next step of Corona in the country. In which he said that the decreasing figures of patients of corona epidemic in the country are quite pleasant, but since the cases have not reduced completely, then the fear of corona returning or coming in the form of a new wave cannot be over yet. But the possibility of a third wave has decreased.