Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, who then become infected with SARS-CoV-2, are at greater risk of developing complications from COVID-19, which may even lead to death . Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires continuous contact with healthcare facilities; therefore, this type of patients should have regular access to medicines, tests and appointments with healthcare personnel . In Peru, care and treatment continuity have been affected since the national state of emergency due to COVID-19 began; because many healthcare facilities suspended outpatient consultations . The strategies presented in this study were developed by different Peruvian health providers in the pandemic context to ensure care continuity for people with diabetes . This article provides recommendations to strengthen primary healthcare, because it is the first level of healthcare contact for patients with diabetes.