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With the COVID 19 and lockdown, do you have enough supplies for Diabetes Care? What are they?

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I get monthly supplies of Metformin delivered to my door.

Activity2004
Activity2004Administrator
in reply to MissKota

Do you get it from the Pharmacy drop off, or does it mail delivery?

My GP is a dispensing practice so they have employed a man to deliver prescription to our doors. He puts it on the step, knocks and waits at the gate to make sure we come out and collect so no actual contact. He also wears gloves and a mask.

Activity2004
Activity2004Administrator
in reply to MissKota

Thank you for letting us know! That’s great that you can get drop off from your GP’s office.😀👍

Why is it necessary to need any of these if patients are given the right advice on how to put their T2D into remissions. My husband was only given a T2D diagnosis after we had put into place lifestyle changes that enabled him to put his T2D into remission. At that time no assistance from mainstream medical professionals. Now ever increasing medical professionals are recognising this is possible.

Activity2004
Activity2004Administrator
in reply to bigleg

Since the lockdown started, there has been some in need of supplies, but unfortunately, the stores can't give the items that are needed since they aren't in stock at the moment.

bigleg
bigleg
in reply to Activity2004

Totally understand that - and suggest this indicates why helping patients put their T2D into remission is so much better medicine and hope this is dreadful situation stimulates that debate when we get through this. T2D is possible to put into remission and remarkabley quickly. T1D can be controlled so much better than has been believed possible. Thanks to the amazing Dr. Bernstien Type 1 diabetics are learning how to better manage their roller coaster ride. Type1 Grit facebook.com/Type1Grit/ is an amazing resource.

MissKota
MissKota
in reply to bigleg

The majority of the things listed are for T1D. Only the most severe T2 get insulin as far as I am aware. Mostly it is treated with tablets.