"Excellent treatment and care"
About: Whipps Cross University Hospital Whipps Cross University Hospital E11 1NR
Posted by Michael Withnall
I've been a Type 1 Diabetic for many years and my insulin regime is managed by a pump. Unfortunately, I had a chest infection and this affected my blood glucose levels which became very high. I was feeling very unwell and so I immediately took myself to A&E. I was quickly diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and admitted to Resus. The team there acted very quickly to stabilise my life threatening condition and put be on the road to recovery. I was later moved to an acute assessment ward, where again I was managed with kindness,consideration and a very high level of expertise. My condition was carefully monitored throughout the night and the following afternoon I was discharged. I should like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff involved in treating my condition.I am very pleased that Whipps Cross Hospital is my local NHS trust.