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Covid vaccine

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Dudette1, Feb 6, 2021.

  1. Dr Snoddy

    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had my second A Z yesterday, absolutely no side effects at all!
     
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  2. DCB 2

    DCB 2 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Specifically to answer your question I had the Johnson and Johnson vaccine no ill effects ............
     
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  3. LindaManville

    LindaManville Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi my husband and I both had the Pfizer jab
    We had a bit of a sore arm, other then that, nothing.
    Our second one is Tuesday, looking forward to it.
    Hoping to get back to normal soon. Take care
     
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  4. Dudette1

    Dudette1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Me and my son have had our second Oxford jab this morning, all is well
     
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  5. Rustytypin

    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    After my first A-Z jab, I felt a bit off for a few days, together with a small increase in BG levels. This week I had my second injection, BG up 0.5 mmol for a couple of days, and only a slightly sore arm, no other effects this time.
     
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  6. Pete1974

    Pete1974 · Member

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    I have had the Astra Zeneca jab first i had first in January was rough for few days but on lot of heart meds and second 3 weeks ago felt great afterwards glad I have had it and will have top up if required
     
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  7. Erin

    Erin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No problem with Dose no. 1 Moderna, now two weeks-- wish me luck and I wish you luck too; however two years ago I succumbed to a very nasty flu, and I cannot distinguish if I got ill due to that particular flu or the vaccine for it.
     
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  8. pdc1981

    pdc1981 · Member

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    I had my first jab on February 18th and I will be having my 2nd one next week (Pfizer). I had an aching arm for 3-4 days but that was all.
     
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  9. sorchao

    sorchao Type 2 · Member

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    Just had the first Moderna jab on Saturday - had a headache and a sore arm, only. I’m T2 and my blood sugar has been entirely normal. The headache was medium bad on Saturday and has tailed off slowly yesterday and today. The arm is still sore when I do anything with it, but I can cope with that, given the benefits!
     
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  10. Dudette1

    Dudette1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks to everyone who has been sharing, it been a big help to anyone who was nervous, me been one of them.
     
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  11. KernowKeith

    KernowKeith Prediabetes · Active Member

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    Had my second jab on Sunday - Oxford AZ – and all OK until evening when I had flu-like symptoms for 24 hours. All OK now but felt a little dizzy yesterday afternoon when getting up from sofa. Felt a little wobbly this morning with the low blood-sugar feeling, so checked and found the mmol/l had dropped to 3.1! Didn't believe the reading, so took it again and showed 3.2. Never ever had anything that low before – a couple of high 'fours' but usually in the five-to-six area. A one-off or the result of the jab? Just had a chocolate and nut 'brunch bar' and the reading rose to 4.6 within a few minutes, so will take another reading in an hour or so.

    EDIT: BG rose to 5.6 after an hour.
     
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  12. Sparklebrightisright62

    Sparklebrightisright62 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to all,

    The nurse phone me the other day saying that i could have the second covid vaccine on my birthday i said no after the symptoms i had last time bowel flare up i had another one today aswell so no i am not having the 2nd injection.
    Too many health issues to deal with.

    Sparklebright62.
     
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  13. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am slotting this years fluvax (2021) in between my first and second AZ vaccination, I had the first one last month with no side effects. The second AZ I am booked in on the 15.06.2021 for it.
     
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  14. Craig20

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    Having my second Pfizer vaccine tomorrow, hopefully goes better than my first.
    Flu symptoms and sugar level went to 11.1. now I’m on gliclazide I’m hoping it won’t be that high.
    Finger crossed.
     
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  15. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    My 2nd Pfizer jab is due next week, still not got an appointment though.
     
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  16. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    I have my second AZ one on the 20th may.
     
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  17. stevebolan

    stevebolan Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi I have to say I've had both my injections, I'm type 2 but insulin dependant I haven't up to now had any adverse effects as of yet , my bloods are average 8.6 at the moment I would say go for it just a personal point of view
     
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  18. Daisychain1

    Daisychain1 · Member

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    Have my 2nd AZ jab tomorrow, fingers crossed I don’t feel like I have flu again this time, but considering how nervous I was last time, I feel absolutely fine about tomorrow, actually looking forward to it, amazing how fast the time has gone from talking about it coming to now getting 2nd jabs! :) I do have to admit though that I have received letter from my doctors to say as I am classed as high risk everyone in our household over 16 can now have their covid vaccine, my son who is 21 and autistic has had his Pfizer and absolutely fine, but I am undecided about my daughter having hers as she is only 17 and perfectly healthy, I just keep thinking she’s a young girl and we don’t really know enough yet? Am I overreacting? Really really hesitant about this
     
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  19. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No offence intended here, but have you asked your daughter for her opinion whether to have it or not?, as she is almost a legally of age adult (18). She should have a say in it as well, as it is her body / health, so her choice.
     
  20. Daisychain1

    Daisychain1 · Member

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    I did, and she just stared at me! Then said I don’t want a needle stuck in my arm!!! LOL she’s a bit of a scaredy-cat LOL

    It will be her decision but she always asks what we think and I have been honest and said I can’t honestly give you an answer at the moment, we’ll think on it for a while, (buying some time) :)
     
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