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Re: [IP] Why I am glad I am not diabetic

On 14 Apr 2001, at 15:11, Michael Robinton wrote:

> There are a number of reasons why a person may not have a functioning 
> pancreas. Diabetes is the primary reason for those represented in this 
> forum, however we also have members who have had their pancreas's removed 
> for insulinoma (insulin producing tumors), auto accidents, and other 
> physical truama. I'm sure there are other reasons as well.

so that's not called diabetes??  I'd think that someone who had no 
islet cells from non-autoimmune events would have the precisely 
same issues as someone who lost their islet cells through an 
autoimmune reaction....
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