I don't have confidence in my GP, to the point that she refuses to go through my blood tests even though I have 3 abnormal results each time.
My Lupus specialist mentioned 2 years ago my high readings and mentioned diabetes. Despite having very high readings my GP makes me take the test again until it is showing less. Mother and 2 brothers diabetic. I have all the signs such as going to the loo 5 times a night and without drinks (such as in warm shops) without a drink I faint or vomit.
The hospital contacted me for a 2 year review for pre diabetics, after the first test they said I was in the diabetic range so can't go into their programme.
On holiday, a friend (diabetes 1) gave me their monitor to try for a week. I was ill so not eating much as I had diarrhoea. Readings of 135 in morning and up to 180 during the day.
GP has been chased by hospital to do something so more tests and she will not let me have tests in the local hospital, I can only have them at the surgery.
My concern is that I have pins and needles (painful) most of the day particularly at night, stabbing pain in feet and if walking for a short time, my feet have terrible nerve sensation in them, cannot talk properly if I don't have a drink, skin so itchy and my eyes are really blurry most of the time.
Both of my brothers have had heart attacks and one had one last year which the hospital said was brought on by mismanagement of diabetes.