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RE: [IPk] HbA1c of 6.8 - hooray!

Hi Clare,

Please contact me off list to discuss this.

John Davis
email @ redacted

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf
Of Clare Price
Sent: 21 April 2008 11:48
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IPk] HbA1c of 6.8 - hooray!

Hi all,

Just thought I'd share a bit of good news.  I have been on the pump  
for 7 months now, and have just had my second HbA1c taken and it is  
6.8!!  I am delighted, and this has reduced from the first one taken  
3 months ago, which was 7.7.  I have rarely reduced from around a  
level of 9 previous to this, and having had type 1 diabetes for 38  
years, I call that a really good piece of news.

However, still been on a loaned pump for 7 months now, so I think a  
letter to my Consultant will need to be actioned, and I will ask them  
to contact INPUT if they are having trouble getting the funding  
released, as I have had my Consultant's agreement that I meet the  
NICE guidelines for having a pump on the NHS (the company who loaned  
the pump are also now asking for it to be returned).  I'll have to  
make a nuisance of myself I think!!

(Type 1 for 38 years, 7  months pumping, Paradigm 522)
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