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Re: [IPk] HbA1c of 6.8 - hooray!



Hi Clare
Congrats on the HbA1C. Can you ring up your consultant at all (or at 
least his/her secretary)? That might be quicker than sending a letter.
They should be able to hurry things along.
Di


Clare Price wrote:
> 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!!
>
> Clare
> (Type 1 for 38 years, 7  months pumping, Paradigm 522)
> .
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