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Confusion within NHS Over The Treatment of Tyoe 2

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Aphorism, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Hello and welcome to the forum. Please stick with us, it would be a shame to miss out on the wealth of knowledge and experience that members can offer here.

    It seems you have a choice, sit down with your GP and tell him of your misgivings about this drug. A reasonable Doctor will listen and discuss any points you may raise. Failing this you can refuse his/her advice and see a different GP in the practice if another is available. No one can compel you to take a drug that you would rather not take.
     
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    It seems to me if a person is somewhat paranoid or overly concerned with confidentiality then one place they should stay away from is the Internet.
     
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  3. Boo1979

    Boo1979 Other · Well-Known Member

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    I agree
     
    #43 Boo1979, Mar 12, 2018 at 10:48 AM
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  4. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    and especially a public forum..........:)

    @Aphorism I think there was just a few misunderstanding on all side, can we all start again without any bitterness and with a view of trying to help each other, and also that that someone else is just trying to help us.
     
  5. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    Thank you very much for your time; yes, there must be masses of experience and knowledge here; I am sure my future experience will be very positive and helpful. As many know, until you speak to folk with the same illness, you can feel isolated.
    Best wishes.
     
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  6. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    Of course, well said.
     
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  7. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    If any online forum that is subjectively anonymous, and that anonymity is what many require, then there is absolutely no reason to think that keeping certain details confidential is anything but reasonable. However, a misunderstanding caused by wrongly worded phrases, can be sorted, rather than inflamed or enlarged upon. Enough said, I think.
     
  8. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Guys - Keep this civil on all sides. Several posts will be deleted as a result of bickering. Please be aware that continuing this behaviour could lead to warnings and thread bans, or worse.
     
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  9. maisiepug

    maisiepug Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I really don't know what to say, I can't say I really understand everything that was said and a lot of it totally confused me especially what Aphorism was trying to get across to us, perhaps it is just me to-day but I would hope that he/she could start again for my benefit at least.
     
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  10. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry @maisiepug I had to laugh, the OP is a 'he' - for obvious reasons :nailbiting:
     
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  11. catapillar

    catapillar Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure how you took my question:
    As a demand to identify anyone. I was simply trying to get more context on when/where the mysterious allusions to new ways of managing blood sugar we're referenced. As mentioned in your post that I quoted:

    I thought a better idea of the context in which this was discussed might lead to better guesses. It was quite cryptic, at least to me any way and for all I knew it could have been your mad friend (everyone's got one) telling you you can monitor your blood sugar by waving a crystal over your belly. I can now see, having been back to reread your first post, that you had said

    Sorry that didn't get picked up on and connected. But you had been asked several times in the intervening posts whether it was hba1c and not responded to those questions. Hba1c measurements changed from DCCT (%) to IFCC (mmol/mol) in 2011, so not by any stretch of the imagination a new way of monitoring. There's a conversion page between the two here- https://www.diabetes.co.uk/hba1c-units-converter.html
     
  12. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Seems the op had miss-interpreted caterpillers questions on page 1 and become defensive, from there it went down hill. The communication just wasn't clear. I'm not even sure the questions got answered?

    I think a fresh start would be a good idea.
     
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  13. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    ?
     
  14. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Because you mentioned you’d had a circumcision.
     
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  15. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    It is an illusion to believe there is anonymity on the Internet even on the dark web you can be traced if some one with the required skills and recourses wishes to do so. I tend to live my life as an open book these days as to all intents and purposes that's what it is now.

    Unless you are prepared to abandon all technology that is. This is not an attempt to deride or patronize it is intended just to inform
     
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  16. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Forums are such funny places :bag:
     
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  17. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    There was a question about who supplied the information - the OP took it to mean wanting to know the name of the person, and went off at a tangent.
     
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  18. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    Could you please stop this now please.

    Edited by a Mod
     
    #58 Aphorism, Mar 12, 2018 at 3:39 PM
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  19. Aphorism

    Aphorism Type 2 · Active Member

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    I, politely, do not need your opinion on this issue; the misunderstand was where it appeared that someone was demanding the identity of someone. This has been resolved and the offending posts removed. And no, it is very dangerous to convey too much specific information in today's internet, so being an open book is not a good idea, security wise.
     
  20. Alison Campbell

    Alison Campbell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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