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Positive appointment

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by claymic, May 7, 2014.

  1. claymic

    claymic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    The DSN just left my house and for a long time I feel quite positive about tackling my diabetes. There was never any doubt that the next step should be insulin and that is upsetting. I told her I was trying to get some control back of my eating etc. She actually asked if I felt like it was the right time to start my insulin journey. I told her that with work on the kitchen starting next week for the following three weeks and then going on holiday life is hectic. So she was like well why don't we wait till you come back. I really appreciated that. I told her about trying to low carb but struggling as battling eating disorder. She did not dismiss low carb but she did say that no amount of low carb will drop my bs to a good level. Best of all she saw i was getting upset because I feel a failure and ashamed of my diabetes and she said magic words..... this is not your fault.

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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Enjoy your holiday Claymic, and also enjoy your new kitchen when it's all done.
     
  3. Karen.G.

    Karen.G. Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am glad you had a good positive meeting and that your Nurse actually listened to you :) Makes a refreshing change :)


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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    It's so nice to hear of a positive appointment :) because so many can be so negative and unhelpful to the person concerned. Good luck and best wishes.
     
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