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Your diabetic storys!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by mix rail, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. mix rail

    mix rail · Newbie

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    Hey fellow DIABETICIANS! (Think i juust made up a new word :wink:

    Anyway, This is the topic for you guys, to post your storys of how you/relative/friend was diagnosed with diabetes.

    Take it AWAY.
     
  2. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Not in the same place it hasn't!

    I called my GP today to get the results of my first glucose challenge and HBA1c. Now, I know I'm diabetic and the nurse knows I'm diabetic. Already on metformin, low-carbing, loosing weight blah blah blah.

    The receptionist called me back to say she had spoken to the doc and one of my results was 'high'. Following that was a loaded silence and she told me I had diabetes.

    I finally stopped laughing about three minutes after I hung up. I will be writing to the practice manager to let her know she needs to pay the receptionists more if they are going to take that much responsibility and the one I spoke to today may need some counselling.
     
  3. Dennis

    Dennis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm afraid you haven't. A Diabetician is also known as a Diabetoligist or Endocrinoligist: i.e. a consultant with a specialist knowledge of diabetes. And I don't think you are one!!
     
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    Dennis Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This topic has been moved from the Diabetes Discussion section.
     
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