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Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by elliesmum, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. elliesmum

    elliesmum Type 1 · Member

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    Hiya was told at last hospital appointment would be good to think about going on pump been diabetic 26 years no hypo awareness so been this week on dafne course finished today and listening to nurse ect if I do dafne correct my sugars will fall into place hypo awareness will return so now I feel like I won't get pump well was told today only get offered if get high readings in morning with changing Bi insulin so feeling bit disheartened now no pump :-( sorry if I posted this in wrong place
     
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    Dustydog Type 1 · Member

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    Sorry to hear you may not get a pump. All I can say is that life for me on a pump has been totalling life changing. Wouldn't be without it now
     
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    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    No way give up and ignore this advice... Keep pushing and azure is right it is based on quality of life, you will get it, don't give up hope x
     
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    elliesmum Type 1 · Member

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    Awwww thank you all I come home from hospital today in tears just feel doing dafne and been told now go home and stick to it no pump but I try no give up thank you x
     
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    richyb Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I did dafne nearly 4 yrs ago. I spoke to the Nurse privately after it and showed her my injection sites which were quite bad. I said maybe a pump would be good. She then told me very likely i can have one. But foolishly I turned it down. 3yrs later I wanted one so my GP referred me for one. Yesterday I got one and so far I am very pleased, the freedom of not injecting when eating is remarkable.
    type1 for 50yrs
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    They can't guarantee that your hypo awareness will return, just keep pushing for a pump and don't give up, the good people at INPUT should be able to assist you. Good luck.
     
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    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    You have to keep fighting @elliesmum - it can happen but you need to keep pushing it, it is affecting your quality of life so remember this and push it on this basis.
     
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