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Re: [IP] Why d.... not spelled out diabetes??

On 5 Apr 2001, at 22:48, email @ redacted wrote:

> I wonder why some diabetics or parents of diabetics type d. instead of 
> diabetes?  
> dx'd 12/31/92

I've always assumed it was for the same reason we abbreviated 
diagnose as "dx" and blood glucose as "bg"..... it's easier.
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