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Type 2 on 3 types of insulin and prostate cancer but still not a special case so will have to go out

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Vegman1441, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. Vegman1441

    Vegman1441 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I’m type 2 on 3 types of insulin and have prostate cancer but still don’t get the letter so being forced to go looking for food
     
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    TriciaWs Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried the covid mutual aid groups on facebook - there will hopefully be one in your area, full of volunteers to help with shopping, etc.
     
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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there, I think I read somewhere that if you don't get a letter but feel you are/should be in the very vulnerable group, get in touch with your GP. x
     
  5. Vegman1441

    Vegman1441 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Vegman1441 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I’m still not on the list , never been on Facebook I’m just not important enough.
     
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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there, thank you! That pulsetoday one is VERY interesting and states that 'some' diabetics may well come into the very vulnerable group if their hb1ac is over 75 for example, or they are not managed well. I can see why GPs are all over the place & under pressure.
     
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    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This is very sad... We are all important. You are here and reaching out... we can all listen, that can sometimes be enough.
    We all need to ask for help when we need it... and not be too proud or stubborn to ask or accept it.
    Po
     
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