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On Tuesday gone, I had my latest diabetic (ahem!) review.
I have now grown to like these visits as, this must have been my umpteenth time sitting in her office. She still doesn't understand my condition, she understands that I'm weird and my GP requires that all my diabetic tests are done!
'Why are you on sitagliptin? Isn't that a drug to lower blood glucose levels?'
Her eyes glaze over, as I give her the science and she pretends to read her computer, followed by asking another question.
'Why is your hba1c always normal?'
' If you are on a ketogenic diet, how do you feel?'
'Dont you need to take supplements?'
'Are you eating enough veg?'
'Well, your blood pressure is really good, how are you doing this?
' Why did you try statins?'
I was asked to trial them by my consultant because of my risk score, my familial history, and I'm considered Diabetic!
' Are you diabetic?'
'Explain it to me please?'
I did, and her eyes glazed over again!
Well you seem in perfect health, especially for your age, keep it up!
' See you in January'
Apologies to the squire, as this blog was inspired by his blog!
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