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Re: [IP] doctor visit today

Everything in moderation. My mom almost fainted when I used a little sugar
in one cup of coffee. I think many docs really do not understand the pump
and are stuck in the diet mode..Old school of thought.  have your A1C's
been pretty good?
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PS have a wonderful vacation!

At 08:38 PM 03/28/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>I had my normal 3 month check up with my endo today, and he asked me if I
>was following my diet.  I kind of fibbed and said yes, but told him I
>splurge once in a while.  Told him about my own girl scout cookie episode (I
>ate the cookies before bedtime and forgot to take a bolus, sugars were
>NORMAL next AM and at 3 am, when I did a spot check!!!), and now my question
>is this:
>Why should I have to follow a diet?  Ok, I gained 2 more pounds, and yes, I
>have to lose at least 10 to get me comfortable again, but isn't that most of
>the purpose of the pump, to NOT have to follow that darn ADA diet?  I hate
>that diet!  He also said I could request a diabetic menu on the plane when
>we go to Tahiti.  No way!  But I didn't have the nerve this time to tell him
>that I don't really follow a diet so to speak, I know what I can and cannot
>eat, and I am careful with it all.
>Any feedback?  I am sure I will get some, and thanks in advance.
>Lori A. Willey
>First Express Inc.
>email @ redacted
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