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RE: [IPk] Re: Funding



Can someone explain the DKA, i think i know it what it means want to make 
sure i am understanding everything being said, as we are hoping our son will 
be going onto the pump shortly.


>From: "Robert & Sara" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: RE: [IPk] Re: Funding
>Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 21:26:36 +0100
>
>I have spoken to my GP regarding a pump, he has written to my consultant 
>and
>has said that he will help me in every way to get funding for a pump. I am
>also waiting for a trail from minimed, which should hopefully be in the 
>next
>month or so. I too have had frequent admissions to hospital with DKA in the
>last 4 years, so hopefully this will help me control my diabetes better and
>reduce the longer term complications as this scarces me to death, knowing
>that I could possibly lose my sight or something worse.
>
>Sara
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of
>email @ redacted
>Sent: 03 September 2000 19:33
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] Re: Funding
>
>
>In a message dated 30/08/00 22:41:00 GMT Daylight Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
>
><< um >>
>I found it easy to get funding for my pump. I went onto the pump due to 
>poor
>control and frequent admissions to hospital with DKA. My doctor wrote a
>letter to my GP who requested funding from the health authority my local 
>PCG
>replyed to me with in one week and granted the funding for the pump and 
>also
>to pay all of the running costs etc.
>
>I hope that others will also be able to be granted funding
>Karen (surrey area)
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