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Type 1: Flu jabs?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by louiisehelen, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Got mine last Saturday. No problems..
     
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  2. redtree92

    redtree92 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I always get mine :) better safe than sorry !! Although one year I missed it and didn't die :p but it helps my peace of mind to have it!

    happy jabbing xxx
     
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  3. Amy993

    Amy993 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm 16 and was diagnosed 7 weeks ago. I am having my flu jab on Friday as my mum said i have to. I have never had the flu, but my levels are already all over the place so don't want to get it!
     
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  4. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Phone your surgery and book one!

    A week on Thursday for me!
     
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  5. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Nosher is that you? (By "deed poll"?) ;) i recognise the profile pic. :D
    Fair play on the name change. But I may have been screwed tagging you into an RH "thang"..
     
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  6. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'll do that...thanks:)
     
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  7. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Yup!

    Had technical difficulties with my piece of equipment!;):rolleyes:
     
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  8. louiisehelen

    louiisehelen Type 1 · Member

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    Thanks everyone. I've booked in for it.

    I've heard a couple of horror stories about it but I think these stick in your head more than all the people who have no issues and are fine.
     
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  9. Concordjan

    Concordjan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I never get a letter, our surgery don't send them out. Just have to make appt.
     
  10. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    You don't have to have the flu jab done at your Dr's, I haven't done for the last few years and instead just walk into one of the large supermarket pharmacy's and they do it, all you have to do is fill out a short form and the pharmacy forwards this on to your gp surgery to say you've had the flu jab.

    I find it much more convenient doing it this way as the flu jab clinics at my surgery are always at a awkward time.
     
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  11. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Phone first thing and got an spot mid Nov. All flu jabs are being done on one Saturday.... line them up and jab away:)
     
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