The Ministry of Health of the Buenos Aires Province is starting this Monday to call as many people as possible through the Center for Telehealth and Care (CTEC). 340,000 people with diabetes register in vaccination drive for COVID-19To guarantee access to medicine and care that prevents complications.
The call aims to guarantee that everyone has access to the medicines, supplies, medical controls and necessary care to prevent the many complications triggering the disease, which is estimated to affect 13 percent of Buenos Aires adults. affects the population. ,
Agents of the health portfolio will connect the person with diabetes to the health system for consultation and admission to the Diabetes Program of the Province of Buenos Aires (Prodiaba).
In turn, they will inquire about the type of pathology, prescribed medication and questions related to your lifestyle on the date of your last health check-up, including whether you are a smoker.
Prodiaba is the provincial diabetes program in charge of supplying supplies and medication to residents of Buenos Aires who receive care in the public sector and who do not have social security coverage or prepaid medication, and the response capacity of influencers through training Wants to strengthen and graphic content.
In the province of Buenos Aires, it is estimated that 1 in 10 people over the age of 18 have diabetes and 40% do not know it because it does not give symptoms in the early stages, because it is a chronic disease that It is characterized by presenting high levels of high glucose or blood sugar.
Residents of Buenos Aires who need to access Prodiaba benefits can go to the nearest public hospital or contact the telephone line 0221 429-2982 and email: email@example.com.