[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V4 #854

In a message dated 2/5/01 1:14:33 PM Central Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Faith it is important to know if our pancreas can produce insulin. 
> But there is no reason to guess about this.  Next time you have a 
> blood test, ask your physician to have them measure C-peptide.  It is 
> what your body uses to make insulin, so if you have any that means 
> you are still making some insulin.  I don't have any :-(, so I'm a 
> 100% pump junkie.
> - -wayne

Well I didn't say I was guessing Wayne.
I asked my endo about this and she said it was pointless to do this test, we 
know I'm a type 1.  That is her choice...

type 1 diagnosed 9-81
new pumper!!
started 8-21-2000
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml