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Re: [IP] remember?

At 10:53 AM 8/9/02, you wrote:
>In a message dated 8/9/02 10:26:23 AM Eastern Daylight Time, email @ redacted
> > I feel the same way Jan..I think I was about 14 or so when my Mom let me
> > start giving myself shots.
> >
> > David
> >
> > 45 years, 6 months on insulin
> >
>They (the docs) must have changed their way of thinking on that eventually.
>I was dxed in the mid 70's.  They wouldn't even let me leave the hospital
>until I gave MYSELF a shot.  I was told that it was my responsibility and
>that I had to know how to take care of myself.

Sharon, I was dx'd way back in 1957 at the age of 5 (spent a whole month in 
the hospital).  They taught my mom how to give me a shot, but I was just 
too young to do it myself.  My, how things have changed.

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