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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #105



I talked to a dive center here in Orlando, and I can get certified (PADI)
with a note from my mommy (I mean my doctor).  Since one must always dive
with a buddy, it is relatively safe.

Jeff
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Sent: Thursday, April 29, 1999 7:52 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V3 #105


>
> Subject: Re: [IP]Is Diabetes a Disability?
>
>
> If you are diabetic, a accredited scuba diving company will not allow you
to
> dive, you can't be a bus driver, a policeman, fireman, etc.  People argue
> that it is a disability -- yes, we can do what anyone else can do, but
there
> is always that chance that are bg's could go to low and personally I
wouldn't
> want a bus driver having an accident with my daughter on board, or a
police
> going into low bg's as my house burns down, etc.  I do think diabetes is a
> disability in certain areas of hobbies and professions.  For the most
part,
> it is not a problem -- but, it is always better to be safe than sorry.
>
> Lee
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