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19 January, 2012 at 5:29 pm #10041AnonymousInactive
“You should claim for that”. These wise words were said to me today by a claim company tout as I hobbled by on crutches with my leg in a plaster cast.
idea. Problem is my ankles joints have collapsed over the years due to diabetic neuropathy resulting in re arranged bones held together by metal bolts. I need crutches to walk and have had either/both legs in plaster for 6 out of the last 10 years. Considering the kind offer I just need one vital piece of information- who to claim against for 34 years of type 1.
1. My parents for giving me wonky genes
2. The person who gave me flu when I was 11 which preceded my diagnosis.
3. Myself for being a rebel during my student years.
4. Any other ideas ……..?
So before I track the generous man down and make my claim I just wanted to ask who would your claim be against and what kind of compensation would be justified for having diabetes. I’ll make sure its a no fee company just on the off chance I’m not successful.
19 January, 2012 at 7:57 pm #13623AnonymousInactive
I’m reminded of the Billy Connolly film “the man who sued god”
Other than that me & my wife have a running joke that its an STD since I’m a long termer & she got it 18 months after we started seeing each other.
20 January, 2012 at 9:19 am #13632
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20 January, 2012 at 10:36 am #13640AnonymousInactive
well you’re the only other one we’ve found.
From chatting in the clinics everyone assumes we’re just two diabetics who hooked up, apparently that happens a lot… (Almost) in the words of bon jovi “diabetes is a social disease”
When I tell a new doc/nurse its an STD you can see the cogs turning, wondering if anyones done any research!
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