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Have you been told not to test your blood sugars?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by desidiabulum, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Exactly!
     
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  2. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    If you are going to do that then tax needs to be on the household as well. The whole tax system is wrong and just legalised theft - bet you didn't realise I was a member of the fantastic four - flame on!

    Surely "free at the point of use" means the drugs as well not just the drugs you get in hospital! If they stopped wasting so much money they could fund it all.
     
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  3. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    fine by me. When we win the revolution......:hilarious:
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    We don't pay for prescription in Scotland. They don't prescribe strips for unmedicated patients though:(
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Is revolution a contest?:confused:
     
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  6. None for medicated patients either, in my experience :blackeye:
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    In Scotland?
     
  8. Yes, I am a T2 Scot on met who is denied strips on prescription. Nevermind. I buy my own.
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I checked your profile. You are also a woman? I really am terrible at this.
     
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  10. I'm a woman. To be fair, my profile pic isn't a good likeness.
     
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  11. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    No mine isn't either :)
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I probably knew that at some point. I am not sure if I have mentioned I have a poor memory:rolleyes:
     
  13. Can't remember if you mentioned it.
     
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  14. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Mine is!
     
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  15. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    And I'm a girl, in case anyone was wondering...?
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Gods sake you are not a woman too are you?;)
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    mentioned what?
     
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  18. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    I'm a woman too......or don't you care? :(
     
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    this is too difficult two Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Never had any doubt about that.
     
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  20. cold ethyl

    cold ethyl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What pees me off isn't so much the non prescribing of strips but the lies that go with it. I can understand that budgets are tight ( but surely a nationalised strip making factory would reduce cost if profit was removed from equation?) but would far rather my GP and other HCPs just said that testing is needed and recommended the Codefree. Ok so not everyone wants to test and there will be those who can't afford it, but at least they'd be maintaining my faith in their capacity to treat illness. As it is , I now take much of what they say with very large pinch of salt.
     
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