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Re: [IP] Y2K-insulin supply?


How did you subscribe to the quarterly newsletter?  I went
to the site and couldn't find any subscription info.



--- email @ redacted wrote:
> In a recent issue of Diabetes Today (an Eli Lilly and
> Company publication) 
> there is an article that talks about the Y2K concern.  It
> states that Lilly 
> is building up product inventory of insulin and they DO
> NOT recommend 
> over-buying Lilly insulin.  In my opinion the only
> concern Lilly has is the 
> public panicking and therefore causing a shortage. The
> recommendation is to 
> keep your normal stock on hand, mine is appx. 5 bottles
> or so. Lilly is on 
> top of the Y2K issue.  I happen to have the pleasure of
> working for Eli Lilly 
> and Company and even though I have worked there for a few
> years, I have just 
> recently been dx with diabetes (2 months now, and already
> pumping). I have 
> just recently started relying on the product my company
> manufactures to keep 
> me healthy and alive and I have gained a new respect for
> the products my 
> company produces.  I would recommend you all visiting the
> Eli Lilly and 
> Company site if you haven't already done so, and signing
> up to receive their 
> quarterly publication, the address is: 
> www.lillydiabetestoday.com. 
>  I have enjoyed learning from all of you, hearing your
> different questions 
> and concerns.  As a newly dx type I diabetic, I can use
> all the info I can 
> get.  I also have a tremendous amount of respect for you
> parents of diabetic 
> kids.  I have an 11 year old daughter and of course as
> her mother, I would 
> always take away any illness she has if I possibly could,
> but from a very 
> selfish stand point, I think it is MUCH easier for me to
> manage my ideas then 
> to have to manage hers.  My heart goes out to you
> parents.
> Vickie

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