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EllieM's Recent Activity

  1. EllieM replied to the thread Is it ever to late ?.

    Metformin is a relatively mild T2 drug and if you haven't had to move to anything more serious after 15 years it suggests to me that...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 11:53 AM
  2. EllieM rated Drfarxan's post Agree in the thread Is it ever to late ?.

    Your life style should change then the results will be what theyll be. The whole "reverse/remission of type 2 diabetes" thing is very...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 11:48 AM
  3. EllieM rated Fenn's post Agree in the thread Is it ever to late ?.

    Hi, I don’t see any reason why it could ever be too late, what have you got to lose :)

    Sep 23, 2021 at 10:07 AM
  4. EllieM liked Elaine karen's post in the thread Under the weather.

    I'm ring DN today

    Sep 23, 2021 at 8:14 AM
  5. EllieM rated moorby86's post Hug in the thread Diabetic retinopathy/employment.

    I guess I’ve done quite a lot anyway, pushed for an occupational health meeting, got a letter from my gp and have really gone into lots...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 8:13 AM
  6. EllieM liked moorby86's post in the thread Diabetic retinopathy/employment.

    yeah I’ve mentioned that, I’ve managed to get an appointment with occupational health Friday so I’m hoping they are more understanding

    Sep 23, 2021 at 8:13 AM
  7. EllieM liked Jaylee's post in the thread Diabetic retinopathy/employment.

    Hi @moorby86 , I'm not sure what you do.. (Job wise.) I can only share how I handle it.. I had a fair few appointments for Macula...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 6:56 AM
  8. EllieM rated Jaylee's post Informative in the thread Advice for insulin.

    The needle is basically sharp at both ends. The end behind the screwy cap bit penetrates a membrane on the insulin cartrige? Your pen...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 6:21 AM
  9. EllieM liked zand's post in the thread I have to go to weightloss group.

    My doctor prescribed me 12 weeks Slimming World. I told him I would go for the weekly weigh in and follow LCHF not the SW diet

    Sep 23, 2021 at 2:42 AM
  10. EllieM liked McHelen's post in the thread I have to go to weightloss group.

    Do you want to go to a weight loss group? That is the question. If your GP is prescribing a 12 week block with a group such as slimming...

    Sep 23, 2021 at 2:42 AM
  11. EllieM replied to the thread Diabetic retinopathy/employment.

    Well, technically diabetes is a disability, so you should be covered by disability legislation....Do you have a union?

    Sep 23, 2021 at 2:39 AM
  12. EllieM replied to the thread Seed crackers M&S.

    You have the same problem that I do. As soon as you find a new delicious supermarket product that you really like, they stop stocking it....

    Sep 22, 2021 at 11:25 PM
  13. EllieM liked Rachox's post in the thread Seed crackers M&S.

    [ATTACH] I eat these, found them in my local M&S Simply Food :hungry:

    90B03EC7-CA55-43B8-958D-322B834F4398.jpeg Sep 22, 2021 at 11:23 PM
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