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Diabetes UK looking for people to do a research interview about remission

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by ringi, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. ringi

    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    In my head, I'm in remission. Does that count?
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I don't think so, no :rolleyes:
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Be interesting to see their pre interview booklet...
     
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  5. wiflib

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

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    I've applied, lets see what happens.
     
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    tayelola Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  7. ringi

    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No restrictions, but like most market research they will choose people to get a blance of age, sex, income, socal class, etc. It only takes a few minutes to do the first stage of the process, so, there is little to lose.
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you I’ve responded too will see what happens
     
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  9. michita

    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel I’m in remission. I thought I’m the only one feeling that way. I have to inject insulin and my diet is restricted but I don’t feel I have a disease and management is relatively easy so far (hopefully it will stay that way). I keep my bs in normal range then I can say my type 1 diabetes is in remission???
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow. You understand. Hug. That's exactly how I feel. I'm pleased I'm not the only one.
     
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    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel low carbing is beneficial especially for adult onset type 1s. I’m due to test my c-peptide and antibodies again. It’ll be interesting to see the results. Any beta cell regeneration?? But after 3 years my low carb routine is not so strict and my basal is up... so maybe no regeneration but yes I’m in remission so far according to my definition of remission :-D
     
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    cassie091 Type 1 · Active Member

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    No, you can't because you are still taking insulin. A disease or medical condition is only in remission if you no longer need to take any medication to control it.
     
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    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You must be right :) but I feel like I’m in remission and that must be a good thing :-D I’m really sorry @ringi for derailing your topic.... I hope lots of people will participate in the interview. It’s sounds exciting and I look forward to a positive outcome
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think they are deciding who they will invite to take park on Monday, hence put your name forward soon if you wish to take part.
     
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    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just got an email back today asking more details about actions recommended and taken since diagnosis and levels. Now waiting on a call to tell me if I’ve been “selected”. No mention of decision dates that I recall but they are doing the interviews end of August/early September.
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just spoke to them on the phone as they wanted more details from me.
     
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    TrevorJ Type 2 · Member

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    I'm in remission. I only took metformin 2x , but now I just watch what I eat and exercise and my blood sugar is at normal levels.
     
  18. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    What;s their definition of remission?

    Robbity
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    I’ve been accepted for the study. Interview on Wednesday night. Anyone else taking part?
     
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  20. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Here it is!
     

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