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Re: [IP] obsession, my name is diabetes



At 05:24 PM 8/30/2009, email @ redacted wrote:
>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 knew
>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). Did
>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 of
>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,
>julie

I agree, same for me on all counts.  I think too, that because we're 
older and we've dodge the complication bullet, we don't want it to hit us now.

RoseLea
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