Re: [IPk] How vulnerable are we?
If you only have T1D and no other conditions (and are under 70 and generally
healthy), therebs really no need to self-isolate unless you know you have a
particularly bad reaction to viruses etc.
So I wouldnbt worry too much.
> On 7 May 2020, at 16:30, Ruth Gibbins
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi Gema,
> Ibve been asking the same question! Ibve got Type 1, yes but nothing else.
> husband and I both self isolated early March before the lockdown. I was
> whether I should or not, but my hubby bless him is terrified that I will get
> and die, and if he went out to the shops he would bring the virus home, so
> while we lived on what we had.
> Webve now got a local veg shop from 7 miles away delivering veg locally once
> week. (we live in the Herefordshire countryside with only one local post
> and general store 3 miles away.) Everything is washed on arrival in the porch
> and post is put into quarantine for 24hrs.
> Our neighbour is over 80 and also self isolating. Webve been able to get
> the 2 Tesco deliveries for us and her, after I stayed up until midnight three
> days a week with no result, then logging in every couple of hours for the
> of the week. I eventually found a slot at 6am. Fortunately we heard that a
> garden centre had started doing a shop and collect service, so we pay online
> they give us a time to arrive - itbs a bit hit and miss as to whether
> got what we asked for, and itbs expensive but itbs better than nothing. My
> husband wonbt go to the local shop- itbs tiny and they donbt limit
> Ibve seen some type 1bs posting online that they are still going to work
> but I feel webve been a bit left out in the cold - should I have locked
> away for 2 1/2 months? Ibve been busy - very busy, making scrubs for health
> workers which has kept me occupied but that seems to be winding down a bit
> Ibve been out on my bike round the country lanes and out for walks but Ibve
> idea what itbs like in the outside world, in fact I wonder how Ibll cope
> back out again- Ibve no idea if we should wear masks or not, or how I should
> behave around others. I havenbt much confidence in what the government are
> telling us, or if indeed we are at higher risk.
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