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Re: [IP] advice



Sorry to leave the whole message. It might be a good idea to check with
another pump supplier!
By the way, did you happen to get her name? :)
Maybe I ought to talk to her! Maybe she is the cure for diabetes! LOL
Cherry <VBG>

----- Original Message -----
From: Gene Arnold <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 6:22 PM
Subject: [IP] advice


> Hi all,
> I need some advice if any of you have time.
> I was told by the mini med dibetic education  that I wasn't
> debetic. She had never meet me before and just got some information from
> me. she told me that I wasn't type 1 and that I didn't need the pump. I
> have been injecting for over 20 years. My doctor told me that if I
> didn't do something different I would cash in my chips soon. He
> suggested the pump. My Ac1 was 7.5 my bg runs on avg. 135 and I
> work at it with 4 injections a day. I also test 4-6 time a day. My
> Trigilerites were 3900 last time I went in and my blood pressure was
> 150/100.  So to make a long store short I order a pump. I get an
> appointment to learn how to use it and change my insulin to Humalog. My
> doctor tells me to attend the Diabetic educator that mini med has in our
> area because it's part of the cost. I tell the educator that my total
> insulin take is 28units per day. I take R and NPH.
> Now I am on the pump and loving it. I am on .5 units per hour and bolus
> 1 unit per 30 carbs.
> Am I not a debtic? Can I get rid of all of this crap and be a normal
> person?
>
> Thank you in advance
> gene
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