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Re: [IP] A Long Vent On Frustrating DIABETES Misconceptions





Corky Courtright wrote:

> >> Once in a hotel swimming pool a couple grabbed their children
> >> and glared at
> >> my cannula site as they rushed out of the water.  My sister
> >> overheard the
> >> woman saying that people with AIDS should have the decency
> >> not to inflict
> >> their disease on others.
> >
> >Well, of course I agree with that sentiment (about not passing HIV disease
> >on to others), but *where* did she/they get the idea that an infusion site
> >means AIDS?
>
> You CAN'T get AIDS by swimming with someone that has it.

So perhaps we are guilty of the same misconceptions about others as they have
about us?

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