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Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by 22nw22, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. 22nw22

    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I only have four days until I have to go to the diabetic clinic. I hope they don’t re mention the Libre as funding for the reader has stopped. I hope they’re no longer funding the sensor and even better would be they haven’t done so AT ALL.
    I am way too used to blood glucose testing. I don’t even need a pump as I fidget. Maybe they’d consider it if I stayed still. I am happy with my insulin pens.
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    By that I mean cancelled funding
     
  3. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Hi there - I don't think your team would force you to have the Libre or a pump, if you don't want it and especially if you're looking after your diabetes quite well.
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am not eligible, I would happily accept IF I was eligible but don't think I will ever be eligible. But I love y injections. (Not really) They are OK
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Apologies, I thought you were against pumps or CGM.
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am not against. It would just be hard for me to return to the Libre and to stay still. That's why I will probably not have a pump in my life. It might be a bit hard to adjust to a sensor with a bandage. My fingerpricks get me through perfectly fine
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Why do you feel you have to stay still when using the Libre? As I understand it, many folks have found it make their rexercise rrerregimes a bit easier, because they get mor einformation on what their bloods are doing.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    So did I, must be old age as I am confused by @22nw22 contradictory statements in this thread. :wacky:
     
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