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Re: [IPk] Testing



Hi Di,

Any recommendations for online fitness classes?
This week I was busy all hours finishing revising a paper, but hope to
finish today.
I am in the older generation - can't get away from it - today is
annual reminder day!
Take care everyone.
Nanette

On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 11:06, Diana G Maynard
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>
 > Missed all the discussion since IP-UK mails routinely go to my spam folder
(not
> through choice, I hasten to add!)
>  Good to hear about the loo roll issue - this was my thought exactly - surely
> everyone has bought all the spare loo roll they need by now!
>  No reason to be concerned about the lack of medical supplies as far as I can
> see - although I heard someone in the gym talking about stocking up with 6
> months of contraceptives! Maybe everyone is taking extra precautions due to
> being locked in and having nothing else to do :-)
 > Ib ve been doing live online fitness classes here now that the gym is closed
-
> good to stick to a routine and theyb re great fun!
 > No point getting stressed about the virus - thereb s really no need to worry
as
> for most of us we are in no higher risk than anyone else. Obviously those who
> are in the older (ahem) generation or have underlying other
> conditions/complications should take extra care, however, Plenty of good
> resources online now for that.
> Stay safe and well everyone!
> Di
>
>  > On 16 Mar 2020, at 10:53, Nanette Freedman
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Rhoda and Ian,
> >
> > Thanks for confirming that the list is still alive, even if not
> > kicking so much currently.
> >
> > Don't worry about the toilet paper. I think the panic buying may be
> > mostly a phenomenon of the sudden transition to this new situation.
> >
> > Here in Israel, the government has been earlier than the UK in its
> > pronouncements - of course no one can know for certain what is best,
> > but the bottom line is that the panic buying started sooner here, and
> > is now stabilizing. Lots of toilet paper in the supermarket on
> > Thursday, much more than at the beginning of last week. People are
> > adjusting to a new (ab?)normal situation.
> >
> > Of course as people with type 1 DM we are at somewhat increased risk
> > since it's an autoimmune disease.
> >
> > But what bothers me personally at present in regard to DM is that the
> > panic has generated high BG which is still quite hard to control, even
> > though my personal panic level is subsiding - or so it seems to me.
> > And to minimize risks of catching any bugs, as well as of keeping well
> > in the future, it's particularly important to maintain normal BG as
> > much of the time as possible. And reduced activity due to attempts at
> > what is being referred to as "social distancing" and closure of the
> > gym and pool doesn't help. Oh well, we're going for an 8km hike this
> > afternoon in a nearby national park - that should help.
> >
> > Take care and keep well,
> > Nanette
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