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Anyone had flu jab i did

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Sparklebrightisright62, Sep 15, 2021.

  1. Ceppo

    Ceppo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Last Saturday for me. Immediate irritation around the site. Hot red and irritated. Swelling abating now 5 days later. Very tired with sniffles. Now I do seem to be an odd one out....
     
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    JAT1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Even though it's illegal to force people to surrender to the vax, here in Canada more and more employers are forcing vaccination (starting with our gov't) if you want to keep your job (even if you work from home). I never had a flu shot and never will, likewise, no way in hell will I take the covid experiment. Down with big money! Sorry for the rant, but freedom matters.
     
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  3. Jollymon

    Jollymon Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I did mine. Flu has had me in the hospital multiple times. If I do this simple shot, and if it reduces that risk then okay- I’ll do it.

    There is no “freedom” if you’re too sick to enjoy it.
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Had mine at local pharmacy yesterday afternoon, went straight back to work, Peleton after work, feel fine, blood sugar went up while waiting for it but back to normal straight after
     
  5. Jollymon

    Jollymon Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Stress will increase bs in preparing it for “fight or flight”. Your body doesn’t understand it has diabetes, so the chemicals your body releases for fight or flight affect your numbers.

    I know it’s difficult to stay calm at all times. But it will help your numbers.
     
  6. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Apparently Tesco are now qualified to give medical advice!
    Screenshot 2021-09-30 at 15.56.22.png
     
  7. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    Tesco, at their instore pharmacies, have been doing flu jabs for years. And blood drawing for blood tests, and other vaccinations.
     
  8. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I dislike being told what to do by anyone especially a supermarket "customer engagement" employee...
    They were told where to go.. needless to say.
     
  9. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    They are not giving medical advice, they're advertising products, no different from advertising other products you definitely don't want.
    Looks like you subscribed to their emails, just hit that unsuscribe button and stay on topic please.

    Further off topic reactions will be deleted.
     
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    zand Type 2 · Master

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    Oddly I normally get a reaction like mild flu, but this year had a sore arm for a couple of weeks and nothing else.
     
  11. Peter03

    Peter03 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Having my flu jab with October my third covid jab on the 16th
     
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