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Old 05.11.2013, 20:59
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Re: Diet pills

Ask your doctor to give you a diet. My doctor did it to control my blood sugar and while it is tough, it works.

Diet pills won't control your sugar. Now be honest, you wouldn't ask for diet pills if you didn't want to use them for the purpose they claim to be.
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:01
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Re: Diet pills

Pretty much all diabetic drugs are prescription only, as are test strips for glucose testing. If you take the list - even the uk list - the new doc may know the swiss equivalent.
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:03
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Pretty much all diabetic drugs are prescription only, as are test strips for glucose testing. If you take the list - even the uk list - the new doc may know the swiss equivalent.
I am confused... Is she asking for her diabetes medications or diet pills?
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:03
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Re: Diet pills

Do go to the docs... Make sure you get all your drugs through the health insurance.

I do not understand how diet pills would help control blood sugar and glucose though
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I am confused... Is she asking for her diabetes medications or diet pills?
No idea. She says she's diabetic though.
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Do go to the docs... Make sure you get all your drugs through the health insurance.

I do not understand how diet pills would help control blood sugar and glucose though
Appetite suppresants suppress the appetite, so you eat less, thus keeping down blood sugar levels. Or something like that.

I dunno. I'm not a doctor but I once pretended to be one behind the bikesheds.
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Re: Diet pills

Dont ask me its what i get told to buy in england by the doctor to keep it in check
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:08
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Dont ask me its what i get told to buy in england by the doctor to keep it in check
You get told to buy something - but don't know what you get told to buy.



(Come on guys, no one going to ask her whether it is type 1 or 2?)
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I know what i buy in england, they dont sell it over here iv checked
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I know what i buy in england, they dont sell it over here iv checked
What's the name?
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I know what i buy in england, they dont sell it over here iv checked
What is it called in England?

Does it come wrapped in a little square of paper?
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:11
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What's the name?
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The ingredient i need is glucophage i think its spelt like that anyway along them lines its used to help type 2 diebites but can also be a diet pill to control weight, so i need that ingredient
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The ingredient i need is glucophage i think its spelt like that anyway along them lines its used to help type 2 diebites but can also be a diet pill to control weight, so i need that ingredient
So it is a drug to control diabetes - specifically type 2 - and according to the entirely useless wikipedia:

Metformin (BP, pronounced /mɛtˈfɔrmɨn/, met-FAWR-min; sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, in particular, in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function.[


You couldn't make it up really could you
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The ingredient i need is glucophage
= Metformin
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Re: Diet pills

Your still calling me overweight you want me to go weigh myself and tell you how much i weigh you can have my hight aswell work it out on one of those charts???
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Old 05.11.2013, 21:24
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Amber, your profile says that you are English, yet your English isnt great.
Is this another porkie?
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Your still calling me overweight you want me to go weigh myself and tell you how much i weigh you can have my hight aswell work it out on one of those charts???
Are you sure that you're English (NB press and hold shift when you require a capital letter; and the little dot can also sometimes be used).
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You're still calling me overweight. Do you want me to go and weigh myself, and tell you how much I weigh? You can have my height as well and work it(???) out on one of those charts???
Does "it" mean BMI?
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Its actually spelt letter
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Its actually spelt letter
Dinkel?
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