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Re: [IPk] Testing



 Thanks - that confirmed what I thought (I knew it was the case that no type 1s
had died, but wasnbt sure if it had changed in the last few days).

Di


 > On 20 Mar 2020, at 09:45, dave hill
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Type 2 diabetes. There has not been a single type 1 death in Italy. Most of
> the deaths are over 65's with other co-morbidities.
> 
> ________________________________
> From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted> on behalf of Tom
> Falconer <email @ redacted>
> Sent: 20 March 2020 09:22
> To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Testing
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Diabetes is the underlying condition with the second highest death rate
> from COVD 19 in the Italian mortality figures
> 
> https://www.statista.com/statistics/1103023/coronavirus-cases-distribution-by
> -age-group-italy
> 
> I think we should all be socially distant for 12 weeks. At the very least
> we would distract NHS resources away from other tasks if we did get it.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Tom
> 
> On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 at 09:06, 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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