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Re: [IPk] Pump Funding



On another note, I'm wondering why you put your trip to Thailand on 
hold. Would you have not gone to Thailand without a pump? Or were you 
saving money in case you had to fund your pump yourself?
Di

On 17/01/14 10:36, Melissa Ford wrote:
> Hi Suzanne
>
> Glad to hear it's all worked out.
>
> A letter from the clinic stating that you should aim for 8.0 should be
> enough for a commissioner to see that you have met treatment goals if your
> A1C is around 8%.
>
> You can ask your diabetes consultant to write to you and your GP to confirm
> that your clinic will continue to support you in using the pump and that
> funding will continue as long as you stay around 8.
>
> I am sure you want to avoid going through this whole palaver again next
> year. As consultants can change roles, it could be good for both your GP
> and you to have a written record of the agreed treatment goal and the
> clinic's position of support.
>
> Have a great trip to Thailand!
>
> Melissa
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