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Re: [IP] Diabetic Humor...not for the Easily Grossed Out

I thought your story was hilarious. But it also goes to show that children
(even at a very young age) can comprehend and deal with their diabetes.
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From: Susan K <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Cc: Betsy S. <email @ redacted>
Date: Saturday, May 15, 1999 7:35 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Diabetic Humor...not for the Easily Grossed Out

>The innocence of children ... YOU GOTTA LOVE IT!!!
>--- "Betsy S." <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> I had completely forgotten this story til my husband and
>> I sat around and recalled the funnier side of life with
>> diabetes this past weekend. There have been times of
>> agony and despair, but this was one of those "just gotta
>> laugh" things...
>> Stephanie was four when diagnosed and was taught the
>> exchange diet from the very beginning. I thought things
>> were going great and I was really getting the hang of how
>> much of what to feed her and when. At her very first endo
>> visit, 3 months after diagnosis, my sweet, innocent
>> daughter looked the Dr. straight in the eye and asked if
>> boogers should be counted as protein or starch! I thought
>> I would die of embarrassment, but he calmly looked her in
>> the eye and said they were freebies!
>> Betsy, mom of Steph (a 9 yo pumper who doesn't pick her
>> nose any more, thankfully)
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