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Re: [IP] Urine testing

> ME TOO!!!  Urine tests sucked.  and they were so INACCURATE!!!  yeah yeah,
> thats all we had, but puhlease!  Now I can do a urine test and be spilling
> sugar and my blood sugar is normal, and vice versa - it just depends on what
> my spilling threshold happens to be for that particular instance and how much
> water I had drunk (drank, drunken,,,which is it???)
> I used to spend more time making up fake numbers for those stupid logs - was
> this too low to be believeable, was this the right amount of time
> elapsed...shoot, I could've just done the damn tests in less time...but then,
> I was 16 and had more important things to do...oh shaddup Buddy, you know what
> I mean.  I always felt they were a worthless waste of time, and my sister was
> recently told by her pediatrician that they were going to give my nephew a
> URINE test to test for diabetes - I about popped!!!
That is SOP for diagnosis

They don't normally do blood screens as a routine part of an office 
visit. Anyway, the kids would go beserk. By the time most folks think 
something is wrong, the kid is spilling plenty of glucose anyway.


>  In this day and age?  why
> would anyone even consider using that as a check for diabetes. Ketones, ok -
> good - nice things to test for, ESPECIALLY when you are not eating much, and
> you want to avoid starvation ketosis, but for any other purpose.....nope
> Sara
> Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
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