"diabetes type 2"

About: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary / Diabetic medicine NHS 111

(as the patient),

I was feeling unwell and my daughter phoned 111. Eventually I saw a doctor at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and I was diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes with a reading of 30. 2. I was admitted to the hospital and stayed therefor three days. I now take two Gliclazide 80mg tablets daily. I test myself about three times a week. I am never higher than 7. 0 but often less than 3. 0. My doctor suggested that I have a mid morning drink and a biscuit which I have found to help.

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Response from Linda Thomas, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

We are glad to hear that your problem was quickly diagnosed and that you are successfully managing it yourself. Thank you for your feedback which we are sure will be appreciated by other sufferers. too.

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