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According to my consultant update 2015

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Lamont D, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Just had my latest appointment with my specialist endocrinologist.

    Good news. Really pleased with my lifestyle and how the treatment is working. BP normal, lost just over another stone since August I was 13st 3lb, now 12st 1lb.
    He does want me to lose another 2 stone to avoid becoming diabetic and any complications.

    Got to have more tests another OGTTS next month to see how my pancreas and insulin are doing. This will be a five hour test. Bloods done at the same time and sent to lab in London for investigation, last time nothing unusual. This includes c-peptide and others.

    He told that I'm the first person with RH to be prescribed sitagliptin and because of the good results, he has started prescribing for another patient with Late RH. Who has more complications. But it also working for her!

    There was some bad news. My consultant is leaving my hospital and going to practice in Manchester. I'm going to discuss it with my GP to see if I could still be seen by him. Which obviously I would like to. Simply because he has given me my life back. I owe him so much.

    Notwithstanding the wonderful helpful posters on this forum who have given me such really great advice on everything.

    Thank you all so much!
     
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  2. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Fantastic news Nosh. So pleased for you. You never know, you could appear in a medical journal as a star patient. :)

    Good luck with your tests next month.

    Such a brilliant consultant is worth the trip to Manchester once in a while.
     
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  3. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Really pleased to hear the brilliant news nosher :)
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    You know, I think you show your appreciation every time you make a post that helps someone - esp someone with RH.

    Payback is a wonderful thing. :D
     
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  5. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    What a really nice and thoughtful thing to say.
    It's an honour to help.

    I couldn't have got here without certain people on this forum.
     
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    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great news. Xxx
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Nice one Nosher :)
     
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  8. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Cheers! Thanks!
     
  9. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Cheers mate! Thanks!
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Thanks Zand! Hope you are ok?
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Brilliant news @nosher8355.
    Do not take 'no' for an answer regarding following the consultant to Manchester. I am sure you are just as valuable as a resource to him, as he will learn from observing your progress, and that can only benefit other patients.
     
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  12. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Thanks @Pipp. I am phoning gps tomorrow to have the conversation with my GP. Hopefully he will see it as a special case!

    I like the fact that I'm special!:rolleyes::cool::p
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Of course you are! Manchester is not that far either, so argue that point. After all, people come from all over the north west and Isle of Man to Wirral hospitals.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    True, so true. The ambulance service ferries patients from all over the NW.
     
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    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    All good evidence to support your request.
    Go, nosher! Good luck.
     
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  16. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Have booked phone conversation with GP Monday evening. Going to ask him about going to Manchester with my consultant.
    Also have booked my yearly diabetic review!!
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Update.

    Have had conversation with GP and he has no reason why I shouldn't go to see my specialist when he moves to Manchester! Yay!
    I believe my specialist will also be pleased!
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Yaaay.. Result Nosher. Pleased to read your personal update.

    Hope test results are going to be good for you when you get them.

    I too would follow my diabetic consultant if she moved anywhere in England.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Thanks DD! Knowing your care is in good hands is comforting!
     
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  20. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Wonderful Nosh. You are his star patient so of course he will be pleased.
     
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