COVID-19: What T1 Diabetes Patients Need to Know

If you or your child has type 1 diabetes, you already have a lot of extra health worries, and now you need to add COVID-19 infections to the list.
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In two European studies, time-in-range measured using continuous glucose monitoring improved among adults with type 1 diabetes confined at home during COVID-19 quarantine.Medscape Medical News
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I have results from my clinic… Three of my diabetic patients went into remission after using hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). Two patients had type 1 diabetes… and another had type 2 diabetes. All three recovered with oxygen therapy. Most mainstream doctors would scoff at the idea… they “know” there’s no cure for diabetes. And to be treated for it with oxygen seems laughable. If you’re a regular reader, you know more about oxygen therapy than 99% of the general public, including most doctors. But the reason diabetes responds so well to oxygen may surprise you… It al...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Health Source Type: news
In the absence of an effective drug or vaccine against novel severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus (SARS-Cov-2) till date, “repurposing approach” of old pharmaceuticals has been applied to combat against 2019-coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Hydroxychloroquine, anti-retrovirals, type-1 angiotesin receptor blockers, statin, vitamin D, melatonin etc are being tried with questionable benefits [1]. While there are intens ive debates regarding safety of different classes of antidiabetics at the advent of COVID-19 [2,3], multiple ongoing studies are evaluating the adjuvant role of various antidiaetics like di...
Source: Primary Care Diabetes - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Population cohort study (263,830&2,864,670 people with type 1&2 diabetes respectively) found crude mortality rates for COVID-19 in people with diabetes of 138.3 and 260.6 per 100,000 persons for type 1&2 respectively, with general population rate being 38.8/100,000.
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Diabetes Technology&Therapeutics, Ahead of Print.
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PMID: 32447100 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The risk of death from COVID-19 is three and a half times higher for patients with type 1 diabetes and two times higher for those with type 2 diabetes, compared with people without the condition, new NHS research shows.
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The global concern is currently focused on the novel coronavirus, named as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which was isolated in China in January 2020. This virus is responsible for an outbreak of pneumonia, defined as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which appeared in Hubei province (China) at the end of 2019 and later spread worldwide [1].
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NHS ’s first breakdown of underlying health conditions also finds 18% had dementiaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne in four people who havedied in hospital with Covid-19 also had diabetes, the NHS ’s first breakdown of underlying health conditions among the fatalities shows.Of the 22,332 people who died in hospital in England between 31 March and 12 May, 5,873 (26%) suffered from either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, NHS England figures reveal.Continue reading...
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(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study has shown that for some patients with type 1 diabetes the close monitoring of their condition using telehealth protocols combined with appropriate technology may lead to better care during the COVID-19 pandemic, when patients are avoiding in-person visits.
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