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Hello from Aberdeenshire

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Donsman, Dec 10, 2021.

  1. Donsman

    Donsman Type 2 · Member

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    Been T2 for several years and following a major operation I am now taking insulin after several years on Metformin. The operation was really a wake up call; not diabetes related, but it made me realise how crucial it is to keep my sugar levels in check. Great to see so many like minded folk on here and looking forward to sharing experiences etc
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    Ronancastled Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome @Donsman
    Can you let us know how many years you have been T2 & how were your A1cs on Met.
    Did they not offer you Glicizide or Ozempic before insulin, was there a dramatic progression ?
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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  5. Donsman

    Donsman Type 2 · Member

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    Thanks
     
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  6. Donsman

    Donsman Type 2 · Member

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    12 years Type 2
    The insulin decision was taken after my operation on my hip where acid was found in my blood
     
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    Dr Snoddy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome.
     
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    Smiler99 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome @Donsman I used to live in Aberdeenshire in the cairngorm national park beautiful area
     
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    Fit Like, and welcome @Donsman, fellow Aberdonian here also!
     
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    I'll sing "The Northern Lights of Auld Aberdeen" with you. I'm a Sassenach, but I used to go to Aberdeen for work every now and then.
     
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    coby Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wake up calls are so very welcome to us all, and I'm glad to see that you are acting on it and looking to get as healthy as possible. Welcome :)
     
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  12. Donsman

    Donsman Type 2 · Member

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    Thanks for the welcome
     
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    Welcome Donsman. Another Aberdonian here
     
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    Hi from Paisley, Renfrewshire!
     
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