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What an Idiot!!!

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by JConnor, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Jess

    Glad you made it through, scary as it was - and thanks for letting us know you're OK, even if a bit worse for wear.
     
  2. slimtony

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    Good to hear that you're ok, Jess. It was an easy mistake and most of us have made it at some point. I just wish there was an easier way of learning the ropes.
     
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    Hi Jess,

    Glad you are OK!! As others have said most of us on Insulin have made a similar mistake :roll: Really don't know where your GP got the fried egg from :crazy:

    Lucy xxx
     
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    angieG Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad you got through it all safely, scary!
    It would be interesting to get the Doctor's reasoning regarding eggs - what sort does he eat?
    Also bit concerned with the comment about getting to a+e if you hypo. How? With that amount of insulin and a fried egg I doubt you would have been fit to think straight let alone call an ambulance!
    Let us know if you get an eggplanation (sorry!) :)
    Best wishes
    Angie
     
  5. JConnor

    JConnor Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Been to the doctors today and seen same doctor i spoke to yesterday. He has now given me Glucagen emergency kit so feeling abit more confident as was really worried about passing out yesterday. I decided not to be to harsh with him as he did start off the appointment by saying he was no expert in Diabetes which i think Doctors rarely admit to.
    Was very tempted to ask if i could have some eggs on perscription :lol:
    Thank you to everyone who took time to reply
     
  6. noblehead

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    picklebean Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You spoke to a doctor who advised you to eat a fried egg?? Who is this doctor?? I am HORRIFIED! How can they be a practising doctor and advise a diabetic who has overdosed on insulin to eat a fried egg?!?

    I almost wish you'd been rushed to hospital in an emergency just so that this "doctor's" advice would be questioned and formally investigated. Seriously, that is appalling!! I defintiely recommend making a complaint. Surely that's negligence?! :evil:


    Also, I hope you were ok and that you didn't end up at A&E..... easy mistake to make.
     
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