Annie Macherera Chunga
Departtment of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Review Article   
    Diabetes mellitus and depression amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Possible solutions for resource limited settings
    Author(s): D Macherera Mukona*, M Zvinavashe and Annie Macherera Chunga Background and aims: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and well-being is a matter of significant concern. Besides the depression associated with diabetes mellitus (DM) diagnosis and management, the COVID-19 pandemic has also imposed significant distress among people with DM. Methods: This is a narrative review of the interplay between DM management and depression amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Electronic databases, namely; PubMed, CINAHL, EMBASE and Google Scholar were searched for literature. Search terms were “diabetes”, “depression”, and ‘’corona virus”, “COVID-19”,“ diabetes self-care ”,“ diabetes self-care in low income countries and diabetes management in Zimbabwe”. Results: This paper discusses the interaction between DM and depression, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. W.. Read More»

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