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Re: [IP] Diabetes for Christmas (reply to CarolH)

><<<Also unlike most other people, I was not hospitalized.  I have a 
>feeling that it was because Mom and Dad did not have a good insurance plan 
>and since my glucose wasn't that High, my doctor didn't see the necessity 
>of it.  Mistake number one.>>>    Carole H.
>     I was DXed between T-Day and Xmas 1986....felt really awful and 
> couldn't hardly lift one foot after another....got down on the floor to 
> play with the puppy and felt incapable of getting up!....I went to an 
> "EmergiCare" and had a BG of 687...they shot me up and kept me there for 
> an hour...sent me home with instructions to return after the holidays... 
> but to take oral tabs until then...no testing supplies....no stix...and, 
> of course, no HOSPITAL!!! What a great Xmas THAT was!!

Pumping VERY soon after leaving YEARS of HMO-lousy care....Carole Eve

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