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A cold

Discussion in 'Diabetes Complications' started by Jokeeble1987, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. Jokeeble1987

    Jokeeble1987 Type 1 · Member

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    Am type 1 diabetic. Have a cold and feel awful :-( off to spain Thursday. Any recommendations of how to make myself feel better? what to do??

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  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Bed rest (if possible) paracetamol, hot and cold drinks and some warm relaxing baths, I find a good walk working up a sweat helps also. Just keep an eye on your bg as it may go up with having a cold, if it does take corrective doses of insulin.

    Have a great time in Spain :thumbup:
  3. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    Aww poor you, drinks and a warm bath will help, and get yourself Sambucol from pharmacy/health food shop, its proven to shorten the duration of a cold or flu.
    I collect elderberries every autumn and freeze them for winter, these little black berries are miracle workers indeed.
    Google Sambucol for information.
    Hope you feel better soon, enjoy your holiday x
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