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Re: [IPk] popcorn (gram scales)



Hi Liam

Just to clarify, people with diabetes are VAT exempt when purchasing medical
supplies.

Hope this helps,
best wishes
Estelle
-----Original Message-----
From: Liam Bateman <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 24 April 2002 11:46
Subject: Re: [IPk] popcorn (gram scales)


>VAT?
>No way , that's so stupid ... i thought we were VAT exempt when purchasing
stuff to do with the care, control and management of our diabetes.
>
>Just out of interest how much do carb counting scales cost?
>
>I've never heard weighing my food before, i've only just started looking at
the labels on food.
>I need to start carb counting to improve my control.
>
>,liam
>
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>On 24/04/2002 at 10:35 Katharine Bock wrote:
>
>>At lidl?  I'm there!  I bought some carb counting gram scales from
>>Diabetes mall in the US, they cost a fortune and got impounded by the
>>customs/ the Post Office who charged me VAT and goodness knows what
>>else.  But (having got over the overdraft) they are brilliant for me
>>because my most favourite food of all is french bread, cut off the loaf.
>>I always hated having to pre-portion my bread, but my scales let me ad
>>lib it, chunk by chunk, just like a "normal person"!.
>>
>>K
>>
>>>Tell me if you see these scales at Lidl or anywhere else as I would love
>>some. >I did buy a set of digital gram scales they I thought were a very
>>expensive >buy at the time but now I dont know how we would do without
>>them. The scales >you mentioned, I have been looking for a set like that
>>but have had no luck. >They only seemed to sell them in the US or else
>>where. One that would tell >you the carb count would be brilliant. >
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