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Re: [IP] Medic-Alert question

To: email @ redacted
*	Subject: Re: [IP] Medic-Alert question
*	From: email @ redacted
*	Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 09:06:43 EST
*	Reply-To: email @ redacted


In a message dated 3/1/03 9:06:43 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
Jan and ElvisToo wrote:
 >Aw, geez! What is it with the type 2 bashing? :-)
in response to
<< >>> 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 
  >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 
  >Diabetes Mellitus. >>

I don't think that's bashing type 2's. It's bashing all the non-diabetic 
population that doesn't know any better.

Tom Beatson
dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000
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