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GP changing my meter to save money

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by DiabeticDi, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I have two meter's and, as yet, they haven't been questioned or changed. But my needles were changed and also my Vitamin D and calcium tablets for my Osteoporosis.
    Having a telephone consultation with my GP about a manufacturing problem with a certain tablet I take, Ropinirole, he questioned whether I actually needed them, without a face to face !! I couldn't do without them.
    It's all about the cost and saving money and we, as the patient, are the one's who can suffer.
  2. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Hmm love the comment on Twitter 'but first they came for T2 meters and I did nothing...' Makes you think.
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