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Re: [IP] cell phones and emergencies



just for the record:

RUTH S. DID NOT write the following  ...

JEF  did.  and the subject is now closed,  according to administrators of
this IP site.


> Ruth Schneider wrote:
>
> > > Why are we talking about cell phones on this diabetes site?



> >
> > This is a very helpful thread for us parents of children with diabetes
so that
> > we can share with one another this helpful tip.  I got my first cell
phone
> > right after Nathaniel's diagnosis because I couldn't stand the thought
that
> > something would happen to him at school and then I couldn't be reached.
The
> > two years while I had the service brought me great comfort as a parent.
When
> > my contract ran out, I didn't renew it and was without a phone for the
last
> > two years..  Last month I got another phone, and what a relief!  I
highly
> > advise any parent of a diabetic child to get a cel phone.  I feel as if
I can
> > "relax" a little more now.  When I didn't have a phone, I worried
whenever
> > Nathaniel  was out of my sight.  Call me over-protective, fair call!
Now,
> > when I would have worried, I send Nathaniel out with my phone (when he
goes
> > for a bike ride or anytime I would have worried about him). It was the
best
> > thing I've done in a long time (next to getting him on the pump) and I
can't
> > tell you what peace of mind this gives me.  That's why we're talking
about cel
> > phones, they are a lifesaver in a parents life that this parent wants to
share
> > with others!
>
> Kathleen (mom of Nathaniel)
>
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