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does anyone know: if a PWD moves to the UK for a few yrs- how does medical insurance/ NHS/ getting medical supplies work? #doc #gbdoc #ourD

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Living with type 2 diabetes since 2013.
Wick, GBR
Are you planning on becoming resident in the UK?

Cape Town, ZAF
sorry- i only saw your your message now! not becoming resident, just coming to study in london for few years

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2013.
Wick, GBR
Good news is****that if you are going to be studying for more than six months then you would be entitled to healthcare under the NHS. What I would suggest you do is consult the British embassy -

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2013.
Wick, GBR
Who can guide you on what you have to do :)

Cape Town, ZAF
that's good to hear! thanks! i'll contact the embassy this next week :)

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1992.
Hemel Hempstead, GBR
But if your on the pump you won't get the cgm for free

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