[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]   Help@Insulin-Pumpers.org
  [Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]   for subscribe/unsubscribe assistance

Re: [IP] Flu shots.. Aren't the diabetes afflicted considered high risk?

At 11:04 AM 12/17/2004, Artorius Rex wrote:
>I had always assumed that because I've got both Type I and MS that I'd be in
>the high risk group of patients.  So, I called my Dr yesterday to see if I
>could get in for a flu shot.   I was told that I wasn't a high risk, so my
>request was denied.
>Anyone else gotten this response when seeking a flu shot?  I'm wondering if I
>should call back and complain, especially since doctors are sending back flu
>vaccine due to lack of demand.

 Right now, here in my area of Michigan, ANY adult can now get the flu shot,
high risk or not. I got mine at my Endo's office before the shortage was

for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe/change list versions,
contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org