Betty killed my social life
Posts tagged Acromegaly
I feel so lucky right now. Betty had extensive tests last Friday to conclude the drug trilal. Her tumour has shrunk. She will continue to receive her drug on an informal basis. No more BG curves or intermediate trips to Summerdale for blood tests. My fighter girl and me are so lucky. I met the mum of another acrocat, Domino. I'm hoping she will email me. we want to start a UK acrocat club.
In November I talked about the light at the end of tunnel. On Friday Betty had her 6th and final dose of the drug trial and I asked the question I had been too scared to ask before. 'Is there any chance of Betty's treatment being extended?'
Betty Dose 6 - the end of the tunne...
My little fighter has done it!
It transpired that my first glucose attempt was accurate and I impressed Gareth and Ruth. They both said it was some feat because it took two of them to test my moody girl! Betty's dose was increased 2IU twice daily and I did another curve a week later. Again her levels were high, 25.6 - 33.8. Two days later, on the 17th December, she also developed the dreaded diarrhoea. She had tried so hard t...