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COVID 2019 Comorbidity with Diabetes

Discussion in 'Other Health Conditions and Diabetes' started by Bill_St, Feb 13, 2020.

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    My GP quoted that figure too, the surgery are collecting information about who is still ill, and retrospectively diagnosing covid-19 in the face of so many not being able to be tested at the time in the early months.

    I was asked a number of questions, by phone, before she confirmed that my experiences fitted a diagnosis. Which is all that would have been possible at the time, as testing wasn't available then. They are being thorough in their actions.

    I am aware that long covid-19 clinics and funding will be made available soon by the government. It's about time it was given the publicity it needs.
     
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    It seems to be the same diagnostic process as ME/CFS and based on patients ringing the surgery with these symptoms which are affecting their daily lives.
     
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    A related process is autophagy, which is being touted by nutritionists as a means for preserving lifespan, which in these days of Covid sounds a good idea. This forum already describes methods of triggering autophagy without consuming any OTC supplements or meds. I believe it is connected, since it seems autophagy only occurs while we are asleep, so is in a way triggered by Melatonin. The research in the link I am responding to above skirts around this without mentioning it by name, since autophagy is not recognised by the medics, Neither is the simple cure (LCHF / Keto diets / fasting) but these techniques are becoming increasingly added to the anti cancer, anti Parkinsons, anti Alzheimers arsenal of support treatments. IMHO I think we will be hearing more of this 'technology' soon.

    https://www.healthline.com/health/autophagy#diet
     
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