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Re: [IP] RE: orthoscopic surgery with diabetes



Now that is a scary thought.  Even here (in NW ND) they have the more
advanced meters!!  I hope John is doing ok today, and like you said
thankfully he didn't have a reaction.

Holly in ND
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----- Original Message -----
From: Riske, Joyce M. <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 9:38 AM
Subject: [IP] RE: orthoscopic surgery with diabetes


> My husband has Type II diabetes, and yesterday he had same-day orthoscopic
> surgery on his right knee. Because he was diabetic, the nurse took his
blood
> sugar twice. She used a meter I'd never seen before. The drop of blood was
> huge, the strip sat for a long time, the nurse dabbed the blood off, and
> then we waited as she finally inserted the strip into the machine. I said,
> "Wow. You need a newer glucometer." She told me it was accurate, and they
> were satisfied with it. Wahoo! Thankfully, he wasn't having a reaction. It
> boggled my mind that the clinic wasn't keeping up with state-of-the-art
care
> for its diabetic patients.
>
> Joyce in ND
> email @ redacted
>
>
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