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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V6 #250



In a message dated 4/13/02 8:51:00 PM, email @ redacted writes:

>I am not ashamed of being diabetic, but I don't feel that gives me the
>right to expose people to my illness at the dinner table. You wouldn't
>want me to blow my nose at the dinner table would you? How about a sneeze
>in your direction without covering my mouth and nose?

The point is, you have to take your injection or test your bg. You are not 
exposing anyone to a virus this way. Sneezing w/o covering or blowing your 
nose is exposing people to viruses and bacteria. It can be done discreetly at 
the table. If someone is gaping, they deserve to see.

Susan
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