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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by ivm18, May 23, 2015.

  1. ivm18

    ivm18 Parent · Well-Known Member

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    If one day there is a CURE, do you think everyone suffering from diabetes will be given a chance to have that CURE?
     
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    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lol. Would depend on the cost, of course, as does everything with diabetes
     
  3. ivm18

    ivm18 Parent · Well-Known Member

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    So even when there is a cure one day not everyone will benefit from it. And that is just UNFAIR!
     
  4. DeejayR

    DeejayR Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Depends what it is. If it's cheap and largely self-administered, it will be available to all. If it's an expensive drug it will be administered by geographical lottery, as some other drugs are now.
    (I don't need to be cured of my diabetes atm, so I'm happy as I am.)
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I'm sure if a cure becomes available it will be offered to all, treating diabetes and the complications that can come from this condition is a huge cost to the NHS.
     
  6. ivm18

    ivm18 Parent · Well-Known Member

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    I think even if there's a cure, it would be elusive to many people. I wish i am billionaire! x
     
  7. ivm18

    ivm18 Parent · Well-Known Member

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    Hello @noblehead, Insulin and other equipments for managing diabetes should be meant for all people living with D, but sadly it is not the way it should be.
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Insulin is for all who need it, but other equipment such as test strips is sadly not and it is a postcode lottery, but there's little point in pre-empting what might happen until that day arrives, hopefully its not too far away :)
     
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    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes. It is an epidemic and growing, and largely, thru no fault of those that live with the condition.
     
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  10. ivm18

    ivm18 Parent · Well-Known Member

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    @Mike D Exactly its no ones fault, so then maybe cure is for everybody. :)
     
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