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Re: [IPk] Welcome to Peter Simunovic

There is no money in the NHS. That is why people are struggling to get
pumps. It's nothing to do with meeting criteria any more. I'm very lucky to
have a pump, but now that I have one i feel so much better. If you can
afford it buy one yourself. Best of luck. Sorry it's grim news.

On 6/29/06, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi Peter
> Welcome to the group.
> You need to get a pump-supportive consultant!  Where do you live /
> attend clinic?  And in what way is your current consultant not
> supportive?  Does he not think pumps are good for anyone, or does he
> think it won't help you specifically?
> Best wishes
> Lesley
> Peter Simunovic wrote:
> > Peter Simunovic <email @ redacted>
> > My name is Peter Simunovic- Type 1 diabetic for 26 years. Croatian born,
> > married British girl 20 yrs ago and have two children. Due to length of
> > condition control has been difficult - recently had two toes amputated
> > [very
> > grateful that I still have my foot!!] Although caught MRSA at hospital
> > which of
> > course did not help. Currently trying to get the Pump therapy but
> > consultant
> > not
> > helpful at all although I meet the NICE criteria exactly. Finding it
> very
> > stressful to move forward - consultant still wishing to 'experiement' by
> > altering insulin dose etc however this has gone on for a long time.
> > Looking for
> > any advice. Just like Rachel I support Manchester Utd.
> .
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