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[IP] Re: Gallbladder
I had my gallbladder out 11/93 - had been pumping for 11 years, but that was
still in the guinea pig stage so can't help you much there. However, I got
along extremely well, but due to the DM I was kept overnight. The surgeon had
told me he'd do the laser if he could, but if difficulties would have to do an
incision. I was prepared for the worst, but expected the best. Later he said,
"You expected the worst, didn't you." I told him of my mental preparations in
case the worst happened, I wouldn't be devestated. After all, DM is
devestating enough. <bg>
My surgery was on a Thursday, the following Monday my hugsband (56 y/o) had
his tonsils, adenoids, uvula and soft tissue removed. I took him to the hosp.
and picked him up the next day (Tues.). On Wed. I got groceries. When I got
home I said I was so tired. Then I realized after pushing that grocery cart
around and the general activity, I had had surgery less than a week prior!!!
You should do very well, dear. Let us know. (~_^)
Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
http://maxpages.com/bludasue AND http://www.picturetrail.com/dmbashpics - with
an album of the evolution of pumps.
Poor spellers of the world, untie!
> Hi all,
> I usually just lurk but I am going to be having my gallbladder removed
> tomorrow and I am a little nervous. I would like to know if anyone else has
> had this procedure while on a pump. Thanks to Sara SP I already know where
> to put my site and have a good idea of what range to have my sugars in but I
> am curious as to what to expect. I know YMMV but would just like to hear of
> other's experiences. I am on digest so would appreciate receiving direct
> Thank you.
> Type 1 - 24 years
> MM507 - 3 years
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