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  1. I Was diagnosed type 2 about 3 years ago..I was told i would not get a BG test monitor, so I bought my own equipment to self test..I recently found out that I could have bought the items VAT Exempt ..I was not told this by my Dr or diabetic nurse or the pharmacy i use..I had to inform the Pharmacy of this who did not know any thing about it and had to make their own enquiries..and yes it was so..why are these so called professionals not aware of this simple fact, I have lost money over the years for not being informed of this...how many others are in the same situation..?
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