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[IP] Nazi Nurses

I see we have another thread started here.  Diabetics hang out at hospitals
a lot.  A lot of nurses are caring and educated.  However, some more
resemble Nurse Ratchet from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."  What has
your worst experience been.    Becky and I have started, now it's your turn!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Becky" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 3:45 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Food Police and Summer Camps

> >>>>>>>>>>.I was in a hospital once (actually, I get frequent flyer miles
at my
> local
> hospital).  One night there was a buffet  dinner.  I chose an ice cream
> cup
> for dessert and as I reached the end of the line, a nurse grabbed my
> ice
> cream!!!!!
> Well, I grabbed the ice cream and we must have played tug of war with
> that
> cup of ice cream for at least two minutes.
> ...  a 25 year old should have
> some
> determination in his life about what he eats.
> Chris>>>>>>>>>>>>
>  that's unbelievable. you are obviously a more patient person than i-- i
> definitely would have told
> her off then and there for treating me, an adult, as if i were a child.
>  then again i have had to deal with my share of nurses in hospitals who
> less about diabetes
>  than i do. once i went low in the middle of the night, hit the call bell,
> the nurse didn't
>  show up with juice till 15 minutes later. i realize that she was busy,
> really, nurse, do i
>  have to pass out while you bring mr. jenkins a glass of water? he food
nazis in
> hospitals are a
>  whole 'nother story-- i had a nurse tell me once that i couldn't have the
> of broccoli soup
>  for dinner, because it had "too much sugar." i'm still not quite sure
what that
> meant.
> becky =) (dx'd 1/24/92 at age 10, pumping since 11/21/01)
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