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Re: [IP] RE: M.D.I. question



When Rachel was diagnosed at 18 months we spent 5 days in the hospital with
traini9ng everyday and a notebook with info and tests to make sure we knew
what we were doing!  We also had really good control, well as good as
control and be with a toddler!!!


Missi

----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 11:13 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] RE: M.D.I. question


> In a message dated 5/25/2001 1:26:24 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
email @ redacted
> writes:
>
> > I agree that if the same time and effort went into preparing the
> >  patient for MDI, better results would be achieved.
>
> I agree with this, BUT I think that the "extra training" for MDI would
need
> to take place a while after onset . . . There's a lot to deal with at
> diagnosis (especially with the little kids) and there's only so much
people
> can absorb while they're still processing the reality of diabetes and
> mastering the basics of staying safe on MDI . . .
>
> Lyndy
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