Dietary management of digestive and gastrointestinal disorders after long-term self-isolation and lockdown as well as patients with SARS-CoV-2 during the rehabilitation period

Introduction. The article examines disorders of the digestive function, diet regimes, appetite in conditions of prolonged self-isola-tion and quarantine during a coronavirus pandemic. The article analyzes the clinical efficacy and safety of the use of specialized dietary therapeutic and dietary preventive food products in conditions of self-isolation and quarantine. Methods. A survey was conducted of 620 individuals of various ages who were in self-isolation and quarantine from 1 to 1.5 months. All participants were questioned, examined by a gastroenterologist and therapist, biochemical and clinical blood tests, endoscopic examination of the stomach and duodenum, ultrasound of the abdominal organs. Results. A survey of 620 individuals showed that self-isolation / quarantine can lead to changes in diets, dietary patterns, changes in eating habits, the development of a number of symptoms from the gastrointestinal tract and other organs, changes in body weight, and chronicity. a number of previously existing diseases. The use of dietary food leads to an improvement in the antitoxic function of the liver, anti-inflammatory effects, and an improvement in the symptoms of gastrointestinal diseases. Discussion. Clinical and laboratory data make it possible to state the need for the use of specialized dietary products of domestic production in the diet prophylactically in people from risk groups, as well as in patients with various diseases of the gastrointestinal tract both during illness and for the purpose of rehabilitation. Conclusion. Data on the efficacy and safety of dietary food products give reason to recommend them for inclusion in the diets of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, both during illness, in order to prevent complications and improve the effectiveness of treatment and subsequent rehabilitation of patients, as well as for the rehabilitation of individuals, who were in self-isolation and quarantine for a long time. © 2020, Remedium Group Ltd. All rights reserved.

Pilat T.L.1 , Radysh I.V. 2 , Surovtsev V.V. 2 , Korosteleva M.M.3 , Khanferyan R.A. 2
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  • 1 Izmerov Research Institute of Occupational Health, 31, Budyonnyy Ave., Moscow, 105275, Russian Federation
  • 2 Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 6, Miklukho-Maklai St., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation
  • 3 All-Russian Dairy Research Institute, 35, Lyusinovskaya St., Moscow, 105275, Russian Federation
COVID-19; Dietetic nutrition; Gastrointestinal symptoms; Self-isolation; Specialized nutritional products
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