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holland and barrett

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by heli2010, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Kyambala

    Kyambala Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Carol. I'm glad you have such a good Doctor.
     
  2. Tirianne

    Tirianne Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know that at my next GP appointment I'm going to be asked yet again why I'm not taking statins. The problem as they see it is because my cholesterol has steadily risen since being diagnosed type 2 in June 2015 from 3.7 to 5.00. I'm trying to follow LCHF and have lost 25Kilos and HbA1c has gone down from 84 to 38..!!!!!!! but it's this cholesterol reading that's 'bothering them... I did put my results (LDL 2.39, HDL 2.1 Triglyceride 1.11) in to an online calculator to look at the ratios and the results came back as 'Ideal'....
    How do I resist the constant pressure for medication or how can I lower my cholesterol myself...? Any thoughts...?
     
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  3. Kyambala

    Kyambala Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Tirianne. I don't know the answer to your problem but try looking up diet doctor.com. If I remember right,that website had some good advice on the subject.
     
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    Deespee23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    (Ahem!) - Getting back to the topic of Holland & Barrett, last week they were doing "Bare Naked Noodles" on their second item for 1p promotion - I bought a goodly supply as a result!
     
  5. BrianTheElder

    BrianTheElder Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi. I have just agreed with my doctor to stop statins altogether. Your HbA1C and lipids look fine to me and are very comparable with mine. As long as you have nothing else wrong and your blood pressure is OK, in your shoes I would carry on refusing. It's just a matter of preference of your GP's practice. Change GP if you're not happy.
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think those numbers are good, aren't they?
     
  7. Tirianne

    Tirianne Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    OK - I take your point and can always start a new thread as we seem to be going 'off topic"...... it's just that the subject had come up and I thought I'd ask for some help.
    So thank you to the 3 lovely people for sharing thoughts with me and I'll follow up on your advice. xx
     
  8. Kyambala

    Kyambala Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As a Type 2 in my seventies and wish to buy a Free Style Libre do I have to pay VAT?
     
  9. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Are you a british citizen qualifying for a state pension?
     
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  10. Kyambala

    Kyambala Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for replying "ickihun". Yes I am a British Citizen receiving a State Pension.
     
  11. Scouser58

    Scouser58 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,,I love H&B's penny sale,,,money goes a long way on these promotions,,and when the things you want are expensive and the second one is 1p then happy days,,,ttfn from karen.
     
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