[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IP] UNappreciated lecture

>  the ignorance and stereotypes out there SUCK! And at
> least from waht I've seen, most people think of teens
> with D as totally noncompliant, skipping insulin, and
> spending forever in the hopsital in DKA--It's not
> fair. A woman I volunteer with did that to me last
> weekend, figuring I'd gotten sick...

A good response might be

"Please don't lecture me about all YOU know about diabetes until you 
have walked a day in my shoes. I do know a great deal about diabetes 
management and control and if you would care to listen and learn I 
will be happy to enlighten you".

email @ redacted
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml