I had Covid-19. Now I have Type 2 diabetes. What the heck am I supposed to do now?!?
We know that people with diabetes are at a higher risk for complications of Covid-19. Also, people who had Covid-19 are also at a higher risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. It’s important to get tested early. Once you know you have Covid-19 you can make a plan. Ask your doctor right away what you can do.
Some people are curious if they are more likely to get Covid 19 if they already have Type 2 Diabetes. Read more about that here.
Have you heard of monoclonal antibodies for Covid-19?
Monoclonal antibodies improve our body’s chances of fighting off viruses. They recognize viruses and come to your defense. They are most effective when used early. The antibodies are either injected or delivered by infusion.
These antibodies have been in use since 1986 and are safe and effective. Monoclonal antibodies got approved for trial early in the Covid-19 outbreak. Three of these treatments were granted “Emergency Use Authorization” during the pandemic. One of these treatments seems to be effective against new Covid variants.
The sooner you get to your doctor, the more effective these antibodies will be. Unfortunately, these might not be available easily in the USA any longer. Check with your doctor!
Supplements can help boost your body’s defenses before you get sick. They are also effective after the illness. These supplements are generally safe for most people. If you have questions, check with your doctor.
- Vitamin C Take it to bowel tolerance for the first few days. That means you take enough that it makes your bowels move. Then you back down from that dosage. Low vitamin C levels were found in 82% of critically ill patients1
- Zink + Copper Taking too much Zinc can deplete copper. Get a supplement that has both. Patients who were low in Zinc2 (1 in 4) had more severe Covid symptoms.
- Vitamin D3 + K2 Get these together in a single supplement. Vitamin D deficiency3 plays a role in getting extreme Covid symptoms.
- Quercetin Phytosome is anti-inflammatory. It is being researched4 as a tool against Covid infections.
- Melatonin at night before bed. Melatonin has been successful in decreasing lung injury5 in sick Covid patients.
It’s important to keep your viral load to a minimum. You don’t want to infect others and recycle the virus in your body.
Other helpful suggestions:
Scope Outlast and Listerine6 will kill viruses. Gargle for 30 seconds a few times per day.
Also, check out Curativa Bay Organic Hypochlorous Spray (HOCL) Spritz your face and eyes throughout the day.
Click here to read Does Covid-19 Cause Type 2 Diabetes?
This is the tip I found most helpful:
Dilute povidone iodine 9 parts distilled water to 1 part iodine. Swab the nasal cavity 2 times per day for the first few days. Don’t get wild with this. Clean the easily reached areas only.
Have cough drops and tissues on hand so you don’t have to go shopping while sick.
So, I ordered these items long before I got Covid-19. When my daughter got Covid I had Instacart deliver them to her house the same day. It’s best to be as prepared as possible. It doesn’t look like we will be free of Covid-19 any time soon. The good news is that the new variants are less deadly.
The number one thing you can do to minimize damage from Covid-19 is to control your blood sugar. High blood sugar causes damage to your heart, eyes, kidneys, and more. If you are already damaged, you will get sicker with any virus.
There are always things you can do to protect your health.
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