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Re: [IP] Foot injury



Jayne,

My concern was that if she had fractured or broken her toe that she needed
an MD before going on a two-day outing with teenagers.  You know, that whole
"ounce of prevention" type of thing.

Melany

> I think this answer is a little over the top.  I don't understand why a
> person with well-controlled diabetes and good circulation would be any
more
> likely to end up having an amputation (or some other bad outcome) in this
> situation than a non-diabetic.  I think that if her sugars a pretty good
and
> circulation good she'd be fine without going to the doc.  Course, it
> wouldn't hurt to go to the doc...  But I'll tell you, I for one am not
going
> to treat myself like a dainty little thing just because I have diabetes.
If
> there's a real issue, I deal with it, otherwise I try to live my life like
a
> "normal" person.
>
> Jayne.
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