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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #61



Growing up as the only, and youngest diabetic, out of 5 kids, I was warned
severely about making sure the pee cup was plainly marked, so use for drinks
was avoided...  lol....

Jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: Shaun Oakey <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 1999 7:50 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #61


> ... And then you had to wash out the hot test tube with that
> little brush and rinse the dropper and the little cup you peed in.
> All of this AFTER you had to get up to do your "first void" and
> then wait half an hour and hope you could pee again to be able to
> do your test, when all you really wanted to do was eat breakfast.
> Imagine getting a 10-year-old to go through all that these days!
>
> I grump and gripe a lot about finger pricking and my pump, but it
> sure helps to be reminded of the "old days."
>
> Shaun
>
> ----------
>
> > From: email @ redacted
> > Subject: Re: [IP] testing (history)
>
> > When I was first dx'd, I was given a little kit that consisted of a test
> > tube, a dropper and some tablets.  I put so many drops of urine and so
> > many drops of water in the tube then added a tablet (I think it was 10
> > urine and 5 water but I used to fudge on this so much to get good tests
> > that I forgot).  The tablet fizzed for a while and then the tube was
> > compared to a chart to see how much sugar was in your urine.
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