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Re: [IP] Yucky control...

jess: congratulations!! I was also relly lucky in getting a much earlier 
endo appt.  so I hope the rest of your pump journey is hassle free!! 

>From: Jessica Marder <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: Insulin pumpers <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Yucky control...
>Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 21:22:39 -0400 (EDT)
>so, as i mentioned when i joined the list, i have not been getting the
>control that i once did with a 2+ daily injection MDI regimen.  this last
>week it has gotten significantly worse (to the point that i've been taking
>guesses from friends and family about what my bg will be, whenever i pull
>out my meter...  current extremes are 43 and 408....)
>several people have asked me why i didn't have an appointment sooner than
>september... well, i called my endo group, to see if i could move
>something up, and got lucky enough to have a receptionist who gave me my
>endo's private practice phone #... the receptionist there got me an
>appointment with the nurse educator on tuesday of next week, and one with
>my endo the wednesday of the following week.... they're happy to work with
>me about getting on the pump (hence the nurse/educator appointment...)
>(my endo actually works with many diabetic women who want to become
>pregnant, and it very up on pump use and tight control....)  so, everyone
>should wish me well!  soon, i too will be assimilated into the borg (i
>Jessica Elena Marder
>email @ redacted
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