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Re: [IP] Exercise, angry child, guilt, and things

Wow, you seem to have  a lot of anger built up, maybe you need to get
counseling to help you deal with your diabetes issues.
-----Original Message-----
From: kenny tarbous <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
<email @ redacted>
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 1999 6:12 PM
Subject: [IP] Exercise, angry child, guilt, and things

>It's impossible for me to read every post on this list. But I do enjoy the
>sense that there are others who share my experiences.
>I f there is one constant that almost all people with diabetes who enjoy
>good outcomes--long term goo health without complications--the one thing
>that just about every one of them does is EXERCISE!
>I was 10 years old when I was diagnosed with diabetes. I never allowed my
>parents to give me injections. ( I was urine testing then--imagine my mom
>trying to help me with that!) Perhaps part of the problem with these angry
>teenagers is that their parents are putting too much pressure on them and
>not giving them enough control. Any time someone in my family said "You
>shouldn't be eating that," I got angry--not because of my diabetes but
>because they were putting her nose in my business. Am I being harsh, yes I
>just hope I'm being harsh enough. A person who does not have diabetes can
>never possibly understand what it's like!
>Also, I'm shocked by some of the things I read here--Whenever I hear a
>person with diabetes say that they had complications because at the time
>they weren't taking care of themselves, I wince. Recently someone told me
>a fellow diabetic who went blind because he didn't take care of himself. I
>had to correct--He went blind because he had diabetes, no other reason!
>In at least one posting, it seems an illegal act was being proposed! A used
>pump for sale? At auction? It's a prescription item to be sold only by
>with a  license to a person with a prescription.
>Tight control is best, no doubt, but even the DCCT, if you read it
>correctly, concluded that some individuals no matter how tight their
>was suffered from complications. 90% of all people with diabetes over 30
>years get diabetic retinopathy. But don't let me hear anyone using that as
>an excuse not to take care of themselves pr we'll have to stop by for an
>attitude adjustment.
>All right, I'm done.
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