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COVID 2019 Comorbidity with Diabetes

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

  1. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    are you ON the cobra committee..:wideyed:
    hope they don't catch you posting the videos..

    impressed. Sir Urban..;)
     
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  2. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    But send your kids to mass gathering social spaces at school so they can all bring it home and continue the spread !!!!
     
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  3. 4mum_

    4mum_ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I work in a secondary school and also have another autoimmune condition. A pregnant colleague has had a call tonight to stay home. Where do I stand to pursue my case?
     
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  4. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    you could call 111, describe appropriate symptoms, truthfully tell work you've been advised to self isolate for 7 days
    you won't be the only one taking time off, most won't even call 111.
    no ones going to be able to check, so maybe skip the 111 call and be a good citizen..:)

    By the next week the decisions will all be made to shut anyway, most likely.
    this is all moving so fast.

    staff lives matter , to co-opt a particular line.

    or just wait to be told.
     
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  5. Cobia

    Cobia LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Inflammatory versus non inflammatory drugs for fever reduction...
    Thought this was a good place.



     
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  6. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    44 pages in and I can’t find it now. I’ve seen something somewhere. Talked about inflammation, heme carrying capacity of iron in blood amongst other things.

    Is there anything scientific/medical that describes why diabetes is a risk. Specifically what mechanisms etc.
     
  7. 4mum_

    4mum_ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Now that's a thought. I had emailed the head asking him to remember my conditions, all in a respectful way. No answer.
     
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  8. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    If the person doesn't have doesn't have symptoms, then, they are acting fraudulently. I'm afraid that's not the best idea.
     
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  9. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    How you deal with this tomorrow can only be your call. I think much will be clarified in the coming days, however, please think very carefully before lying to the NHS or your employer.
     
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  10. Tedrick69

    Tedrick69 Type 2 · Member

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    Just hope that the NHS are aware of this and don't go giving critical care folks NSAIDs which would basically kill them.
     
  11. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Surely now as a another vulnerable person you should be severely limiting your social contact, that includes work for you as well as your colleague perhaps as you fall in the same category

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  12. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This to ME seems like a moment of crisis.
    where the Govt is giving good sound advice.
    the employer HAS a duty of care to YOU the employee.

    Not an employment lawyer, just a belligerent B sometimes
    if your asking expect the waffle of "mmh could.. but tracy being off", ...blah, blah

    Plan B if you do still go in.
    cough..cough LONG cough hard..and do it often.

    first break you either have a no pupils in your class, so pretty safe for that class at least,
    or the head and other teachers rush out the door, to self isolate.

    i do say with tongue slightly in cheeek.

    But question ...are YOU at risk,
    what IF you get it ...could you DIE.
    would you be replaced at work in a heart beat.

    Survive this IS your Primary Goal.

    forget all the IJF..."it's just Flu" talk

    all these countries hit and shut down, have had flu for ages,
    never once shut down..
    THIS... is more.....WAY more

    I suppose IF
    someone was trying to kill me or let me be killed .
    i'd fight very very dirty.....

    like i say, next week probably all shut down anyways.


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  13. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Slightly off topic, since this CV19 has been causing problems in the UK, my small UK pension has increased to nearly pre brexit days.

    Today's rate is $1.00 = £00.50 according to XE Currency app.
     
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  14. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    enjoy it. maybe get it out and spend it
    wine women or thongs..(seems an Aussie thing..:D)

    who knows if "On the beach" is about to be replicated...:mask:

    remember us fondly...:)

    lots of love
    Europe
    outpost UK

    ;)
     
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  15. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wonderful video.

    thank you so much for sharing.

    had seen the febrile link so paracetamol as a last resort not at first temperature rise.
    the ibuprofen, a new one..
    off to search the web..
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I did say a "small pension", no party hearty with it... :D
     
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  17. Cobia

    Cobia LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Whats got me is the first drug used for the heart on aged based patients can be asprin...

    Found a link for the world stats.....

    https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdash...4740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6?mod=article_inline
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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  19. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    mmh i get the flu as per offer every year. (asthmatic)
    do feel and believe my symptoms are very diminished since going LCHF

    feel fit, feel healthy, BUT i do get that i could Clog up a much needed bed by being a 'i'm too tough to die. richardhead"

    a simple reaction to any virus could possibly close up my airways
    and increase the distress of struggling to breathe even though right now i feel great.
    but it isn't clear as you say..but i do get the reason for the message.
    maybe i would be better self isolating early..decisions of Solomon sometimes..
     
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  20. mfactor

    mfactor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I too would like some clarity, T2 and fit and healthy at the moment after a burnout before Xmas, I am at the moment fulfilling the rolls of caretaker, site manager and facility manager at a 1200 pupil school, as the rest are off long term sick.

    So jonny on the spot, if I go off nobody to open and close the school, only one other person can work the alarm and fire systems.



    My health comes first but I would not feel right self isolating of my own bat as it were..
     
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