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Re: [IP] Donating blood

On 2 Jan 2001, at 21:07, email @ redacted wrote:

> There is no Federal (U.S.) regulation barring people with diabetes
> from giving blood, but there are different state laws. Most confusing
> of all, different blood banks have different policies. 

And if a policy gets you excluded and placed onto a non-desirable 
donor list, contact the Medical Director for that agency.  I did and 
was able to explain away the criteria that was getting me excluded. 
Diabeasties kept me from donating for 36 years.  I've got a lot of 
pints to make up!     ;>)

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