Re: [IP] obsession, my name is diabetes
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- Subject: Re: [IP] obsession, my name is diabetes
- From: "Mark Willoughby" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 17:54:05 -0400
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I know we all are concerned about diabetes but sometimes I personally think
every little ache, pain or abnormal smell is caused by the disease but I
have become aware that there are other factors in life not just diabetes.
And oh yes, I also remember the Keto-Diastix and dipping pee to see how
brown the sugar test was....how did anyoine live then???!!!! Mark
Willoughby T1 38 YEARS
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Subject: [IP] obsession, my name is diabetes
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> want to know what the "oldtimers" think. Back in the late 1950's, when
> there was nothing available, such as today (no b/g meters, few docs who
> what to do) we did fine. I went through a successful pregnancy in the mid
> 70's, with only Keto-Diastix ("don't spill ketones" was my endos call).
> real well, never had a problem and had a 7 lb. 10 oz. son that was fine.
> Now, with the Ultra tester and lots of strips available, I test all the
> time. Maybe 10x daily; sometimes because i don't feel right and don't know
> high or low? or just cause I do, and have control of my numbers, because
> the pump.
> Is it that i'm just older and more aware, or obsessive? I haven't stopped
> doing anything i did decades ago, just more aware? Anyone feel this way?
> (Maybe low b/gs have made me totally NUTS!)
> The Dinosaur lady,
> email @ redacted (mailto:email @ redacted)
> 52+yrs. insulin dependent, 9 yrs. on pump
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