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Re: [IP] Convince the doctor



Yes have 5 children with diabetes as well as 4 more. The twins who are
getting pumps dont live at home they just turned 19. I asked about stagering
the start up but he said he wont even think about it maybe just for Alex. As
for 3 am i already check all 3 of them every night. I have been pushing him
for about the last 2 visits.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sherry Webb Nolan" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 5:46 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Convince the doctor


>
> Margaret,
> If I counted correctly you have 5 kids with D?  Wow that must be a
handful!
> I think you should get all of them on the pump.  However I understand the
> doctors concerns also.  Is it possible to get all the kids seeing the same
> endo?  I am sure you already thought of that though.  Well the hardest
part
> of the pump is getting started on it.  So you should continue to push the
> doctor to get your kids on the pump, or see a different doctor.  However,
as
> hard as it may be you may want to start them in stages.  Try getting the
> older two more settled on the pump before starting the others.  Although
if
> you are getting up at 3am to test 2 bgs why not test 5bgs.  :)
>
> -- Sherry
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