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RE: [IP] can we give blood?

Donna [mailto:email @ redacted] wrote:

> Yes - you can give blood, or at least the Red Cross will take 
> a diabetics 
> blood.  I don't remember the exact criteria - I think your 
> insulin dose has to 
> have been stable for the past three months. 

Not the dose but the overall therapy, and it's within the past six weeks.
IOW, switching from NPH to Lente, or adding insulin to oral meds, etc.,
would be considered a change in therapy.

Jim Handsfield
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