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I need to let off steam

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by WhitbyJet, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    I think there is a problem with the Sulphonyureas (Gliclazide etc). I was on max dose of 320gm and no one ever warned me of the hypo risks although I was quite knowledgeable, read the leaflet etc so was aware of the risk. I was never offered a meter as 'a T2 doesn't need one'. I was amazed a few years back at a local DUK group meeting how ignorant most of the diabetics present were. They hadn't a clue what their db drugs were for or how they worked. You can't therefore assume that people will manage their condition well and sadly so many docs don't provide the right guidance either.
     
  2. Yorksman

    Yorksman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Box of chocolates? That gesture could be interpreted in a number of ways :lol:
     
  3. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha I know, he meant well, wanted to show his appreciation, he has a lot to learn...... dont worry I didnt indulge :)
     
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