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Re: [IP] Who should represent diabetes?

In a message dated 7/26/99 7:43:50 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

<< describes 4 
 stages of diabetes:
 1.  Nondiabetic-metabolism not affected yet
 2.  Condition-person doing well with injections(or pump), glucose 
 3.  Disease-early stages of heart, kidney, eye, or nerve disease
 4.  Disability- if blindness, amputation, dialysis occurs >>

  Stages?  This assumes everyone with diabetes will eventually reach #4, 
which, from everything I've read, is an incorrect assumption.  Even #3 may 
not occur.  How old is that book?

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