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RE: [IP] How to answer a Q?



I usually tap the "30 day average" button and tell them my pump's meter
average.   Love when they push for my "usual" fasting BG number.   Then I tell
them it must be pretty good because I'm "usually" still alive to test when I
wake up!  Hahaha!   Don't expect them to laugh, though . . .

Melody
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] How to answer a Q?
> Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2014 12:08:22 -0500
>
> I often have medical personnel ask how my BG usually runs. I answer with my
> A1c and they say, no what does a test usually run? Yesterday the nurse said,
> "Don't you test?" I said, "I do 6-14 x a day. My A1c is 5.7"  I have had T-1
> 63 years.
>
> She was getting upset with me. I said, "Let's talk about C'mas day - I was
> 60, 63, -  -  - and 482. I had started a new med a couple of days prior and
> think it was affecting me - at a prescribed 1/2 dose. I had to drop it after
> 10 days due to 15 diff symptoms.
>
> So, my Q for T-1s, how do you answer what your tests usually run???
>
> Jan & Muskers- T-1, 11/5/50, pumping 8/23/83, Dialyzing 7/8/02
> http://tinyurl.com/JansBooks   http://tinyurl.com/evolvingpumps
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