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Re: [IP] Re: Some Background

-----Original Message-----
From: URTAsef <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: April 27, 1998 09:18 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Some Background

>In a message dated 98-04-27 09:38:03 EDT, Judy wrote:
>>  issue again because I don't need to convince people to respect the
>>  profession.  They either do with a sharp eye, or they just lump us into
>>  negative group.  Good luck to those who are seeking the real answer to
>>  diabetes care.
>Not to belabor a point, BUT, as I and numerous other people have pointed
>REPEATEDLY, we are NOT just lumping doctors into one big negative group.
>dont all suck - just the fact that we have this disease means we go to more
>than an ordinary amount of doctors, so we have the opportunity to run into
>MORE of the lousy ones than the average Joe.  If we vent and rant and rave
>about our own personal Doctor Deaths and Nurse Ratchets, and Residents Sent
>From Hell, then THIS is the place to do it - with our friends who can
>and share their own horrow stories.  You don't think my non-diabetic
>want to hear all about the stupid plebotomist (sp) who ignored my warnings
>that my veins suck and roll and didn't go for the vein I suggested was a
>one, but tried her own...and blew it, giving me a bruise that lasted 2
>And on the respect issue.  I do not think respect is required simply
>someone has a few degrees hanging on their walls.  Respect is earned, and
>respect is lost when someone misues his/her power/education/skills or
>is supposed to automatically scream I DESERVE RESPECT.  I have a Masters
>Degree - I oughta get some respect for that, shouldn't I...well, I have to
>earn it, just like my doctor does.  I have put in the same kinds of hours
>my profession as ANY resident or intern doctor, and I CARE more about the
>people I have worked with in theatre, than many residents.
>IT IS  NOT PERSONAL!  Good grief, if I got all upset everytime someonne
>something negative about those "lazy actors who sleep all day" or ""all the
>guys in theatre are gay" or "french people are rude"  I would have a hell
of a
>time controlling my blood sugar, or my temper.
>We love YOU Judy.  I love my CDE, I love my old endo who is now a breeder,
>tolerate my retinologist.  I will, however, continue to let my frustrations
>known when I encounter another Dr. Death or Nurse Ratchet, and I will
>apologize in advance if it offends you or Barbara or any of the other
>professionals on our list.
>*-)=8 xoxx
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