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PM is flashing her Libre

Discussion in 'Blood Glucose Monitoring' started by Snapsy, Nov 7, 2017.

  1. Snapsy

    Snapsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lovely to see Theresa May with her Libre on the 'Pride of Britain' awards.

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  2. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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    just watching pride of Britain awards

    Theresa may wearing a libre presenting an award.:)
     
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  3. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No sign of a pump bump though.
     
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  4. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Wow very impressed with Theresa, always wonder what 'kit' these high profile type 1's are on :)
     
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  5. mahola

    mahola Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think she is absolutely disgusting even thinking of going on that stage! Presenting an award to the sister of a policeman who was murdered, defending the government. The very same government who are destroying the police force and other emergency services. She can wear what she likes, she gets no respect from me whatsoever.
     
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  6. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Had a bass player with a pump bump.. Used to leave his PDM lying about on the stage next to our hypo fixers.. That's rock & roll!
     
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  7. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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    did he get the pump as a rider ????? LOL
     
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  8. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Not unless the NHS had organised the gig.. :D Oddly, you can get away with lows as a singer.
    But not as part of the rhythm section. :banghead:
     
  9. leahkian

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    I agree with mahola on this one, i bet she did not have to fight for her pump or had her NHS trust say they could not afford it. If Mrs May wants to do some thing for our emergency services then pay them what the deserve and stop treating them with contempt. This is yet another PR stunt pretending that she cares, why is it she only shows up when something bad has happened to praise them but then goes back to no.10 not thinking about the fireman who has to have a second job to put food on the table. Mrs May is trying to win back support by introducing the opt out law but yes it is a good idea and will save lives. The only problem is our NHS is on it knees and understaffed, more organs means we need more staff, beds and more money. Will this happen? NO. Mrs May will be covered by private sector for her health care and leaves the rest of us with a man who is taking the NHS back to the 1940s. She is driving dedicated staff away with low pay, longer working hours and they feel undervalued by her party. Can someone tell me that if 10% of the NHS budget is linked to diabetes why is she not doing some thing about it, the simple reply is as long as her and her party are ok then the rest can get on with it.
     
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  10. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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    I have obviously been to a few gigs which were manned by T1's having hypos' -- or maybe it was me having one sending the music out of sync !!!:D
     
  11. TheBigNewt

    TheBigNewt Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My wife wants Prince Harry to run for PM. He'll shape the joint up big time!
     
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  12. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Now strangely enough.. I was also in another band with an MDIer bassist. (True. I was upto my eyeballs with T1 musos!) we had a saying between us.. More a "code" for him after a hypo incident he had once lovely guy but got a little "short" when sub 3. . (Far be it for me to tell a fellow D he's hypo...) "when the music sounds 5H17? Yer low."
     
  13. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Lol, it don't work like that over here.... What the royals do in the polling booth. Stays in the box with da slot...! ;)
     
  14. NoKindOfSusie

    NoKindOfSusie Type 1 · Active Member

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    I don't get the excitement. Ooh, I have the same (utterly awful) disease as that (utterly awful) woman. Great. I really want something in common with her...

    I do wonder if she spends as much time feeling as grim as I do, whether that explains anything...


    Edited for language.
     
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  15. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Moderator
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    I don't know, but there are plenty of T1s doing high pressure difficult jobs not in the public eye who can afford similar contraptions to those the PM is using. Somehow we manage to get on and not spend loads of time feeling grim. Just saying.
     
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  16. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mrs May does not have a pump she is on MDI
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Tbh, I don't have much interest in the PM and I don't care what she has stuck on her ( but a few political leeches I'm sure;)) or what she wears or what loo roll she's use's :rolleyes: I only wish I could afford a Libre, like so many others.
     
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  18. leahkian

    leahkian · Well-Known Member

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    I could not care less if Mrs May is on MDI , what i and other diabetics want to know is if its good enough for her why can we all not have the same as she does. Are we any less a diabetic than she is and if she had a once of knowing what can happen with diabetes she would be making sure that everyone got the best care possible no matter who the are.
     
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