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Does the pharmacist normally take over reviewing blood pressure meds? checking blood test results,asking for blood pressure monitoring, upping dosage and asking about additional testing being done.
Then arranging follow up phone calls.
Only asking as I assumed this would have been the gp.
it can depending on what you eat and how much exercise you do. i have type 2 and on medication for it. i did get a machine to test it if i was feeling off. it wasnt expensive. i bet he was annoyed at being praised and then criticized for his weight. did they weigh him when the gp was reviewing his sugar levels. its almost like he is being assessed for it twice with opposite results.Well been some mixed experiences recently,
3 weeks ago went into GP surgery to see nurse as he had been pain in leg, while there a Dr came in, checked latest blood results,fist bumped him as sugars were within parameters....he was estatic, didn't stop talking about it.
Today been hospital for echo and sleep results... nothing wrong, told to lose weight and discharged....now he's in a right mood, upsetting the kids/constantly arguing with them. just keeps saying he's fat, everything is because he's fat, that he might as well take up smoking and drinking to give them something else to blame.
He still has to have contact with GP for his blood pressure and regular blood sugar tests, I just hope today doesn't put him off.
I can't help but feel that concerns about memory and behaviour changes and his thinking processes are being swept under the carpet.
It's driving me crazy, I still think that the diabetes is to blame for some of it even with his long term blood sugar levels are good...but because they are good they don't want to know.
He doesn't have a blood test machine at home with it being diet controlled so I think I may buy one.see if I can get him to check it and make sure it's not fluctuating too much thru out the day...can it fluctuate that much during the day to cause problems and still be normal blood sugar levels at the GP?
Sorry for the waffling just needed to voice thoughts somewhere / to someone lol