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Re: [IP] Donating blood

email @ redacted wrote:
>  Next time, tell the Red Cross staff
> that the FDA changed it's regulations several years ago; type 1 diabetics are
> allowed by the FDA to donate blood (since January 1995, I believe). 

My local blood bank is United Blood Services, not Red Cross. They still
will not accept blood from anyone who uses injectable medications. :(

I tried to no avail to get them to reverse this policy -- even called
their national office and got a "doctor" who just stonewalled me with
unreasonable reasons. 

But Red Cross won't take mine either, because I had a coronary artery
spasm 7 years ago -- so I guess I'll just stand on the sidelines and
cheer the rest of you on!
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 Natalie A. Sera, with all her ducks in a row!
 Type Weird, pumping!
 mailto:email @ redacted
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