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Re: [IP] Medic-Alert question

>In a message dated 3/1/03 7:43:24 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
><< >>> What should I put about the pump? Advice appreciated.>>>
>  >mine has "diabetes mellitus on insulin pump">
>  Since Type 2 is ALSO diabetes mellitus, is that enough info? Many people
>  think because we are adults, we are T-2's. Medical people *should* know
>  (those who need to see the engraving) what IDDM means - Insulin Dependent
>  Diabetes Mellitus. >>
>Aw, geez! What is it with the type 2 bashing? :-)
>I could also put "diabetes mellitus on insulin pump" -- which is true, even
>though I am type 2. Although I just have "diabetes insulin pump" on my
>Jan and ElvisToo

And when you think about it, J&E Too, aren't we ALL "insulin 
dependant"?   Even those without any type of the Diabeasties!     ;>)

(who wants "Do NOT Remove Under Penalty of Death!  MINE!!" on his pump)
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