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Re: [IP] remember?



When I was diagnosed in 1983, the hospital had me practicing injections on a
coffee can with some stuff and a sock wrapped around it.   This seemed to be a
better simulation of the pinch & stick method.

--- email @ redacted wrote:
> In a message dated 8/9/02 9:40:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> email @ redacted writes:
> 
> 
> > In the late 60's I went back to injecting oranges, but it was not 
> > insulin. (vodka)                                   
> 
> Roger:
>     Nice to see you AND your sense of humor back on the postings!!!...By the 
> way, Melissa was dx'd in 1992 and she too practiced on an orange! Difference 
> was the social worker meeting with us was also diabetic, so he winked at her
> &
>  said "don't you think this is a really stupid thing to do to an 
> orange!"...still makes me smile, and also frown, at the remembrance than 
> within a few years, his invaluable position had been eliminated, replaced 
> with a "traveling" social worker, who was assigned to ALL departments & knew 
> nothing about diabetes compared to Joe. Sigh....
> Regards
> Renee (pump mom to Melissa - dx'd 9/16/92)
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