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Diabetes and becoming a paramedic

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by indiaemily, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. indiaemily

    indiaemily Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much for your support!
     
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    indiaemily Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    thank you so much
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure somebody posted on here who was one!
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    The member @ScottyD is a pilot and has type 1 diabetes.
     
  5. Shannon27

    Shannon27 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Awesome @ScottyD what kind of planes??
     
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    I know a few people in YAS, I'll see what I can find out, no promises at all though
     
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    Dodo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was told at the age of 12 that I couldn't be a pilot. Until then I hadn't wanted to be!
     
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    Emily95 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I would love to be a pilot, so if anyone has a spare £120,000...
     
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    TheBigNewt Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    As I recall he has or is obtaining a Class 1 air transport commercial airline pilot's license. I think. And if they squash you on the paramedic thing don't worry. It sounds real glamorous but I think it's overrated as a career. Not much room for advancement down the road either. If heath care is your gig look at nursing. Way more variety of opportunities, advancement, and decision making. Paramedics put in an IV, put oxygen in your snoot, hook you up to an EKG monitor, and load you on a stretcher and drive you to the ED. Then they send you a huge bill.
     
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    indiaemily Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much, I really appreciate the help X
     
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    I had no doubts, they better see sense or they will have lost a good paramedic.
     
  12. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Thankfully not here in the UK :)
     
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  14. indiaemily

    indiaemily Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You just need to click the link it should work then X
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    You just fill in your details ad click on where it says Sign (the word is in a red box).
     
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    I feel your pain, this has reminded me of that darkness. I never finished school and made a few mistakes in life but i had the fire in my belly, i wanted to be a paramedic so bad. So i went back to collage and achived the grades i needs to get on to the access course, i became a first aider with st john ambulance and a community first responder responding to 999 calls and treating patience. I began to feel unwell but nothing could stop me i was on top of the world and life was amazing. I passed my driving test, yes, one more hurdle before uni and im there.... i got dignosed type one diabtic less than 48 hours later. My world crumbled, the pain was indescribable, my dreams my world gone in a hart beat. Its been eight months, writing this has brought tires to my eyes. If the poster is reading this please inbox me, know one understands

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  18. Emma3312

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    Its not coming up

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  19. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I see your using an app, that might be the reason @Emma3312

    Maybe wait until your using a pc before trying to sigh the petition.
     
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