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Re: [IP] I Could Have Written A Book

> > I don't remember personally knowing about NPH until the mid-to-late
> > 1950s. My "one shot a day" insulin was Globin insulin, made by
> > Burroughs-Wellcome.
> >
> > And speaking of "I Could Have Written A Book", I still have lots of
> > copies of the 25-page booklet "Recollections of Diabetes for 60 Years" I
> > wrote last year. It's not on line, but I will mail a copy to anyone who
> > wants one. I think I have access to some web space that came with my
> > upgrade to internet cable service, so I will check into it.
> >
> > Tom Beatson
> > dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000
>Tom I am similar to you I was a little before you with the NPH. I am not sure
>of the exact year, but my guess is 1952 or 53. I still recall my Dad with a
>  button saying I like IKE. I would guess 52 or 53 . Now lets see if 
> anyone other
>than Jan knows about IKE! I recall my Mom rolling the square bottle of NPH
>with the regular. It caused a click you would never forget. That meant I was
>getting a shot with that 26 GA needle.  Roger C

Roger, I too remember my mom rolling that square bottle in her hands...it 
clinked each time her rings went over it.  I was dx'd back in 57, so I 
remember Ike too.  Don't remember what gauge the needles were, but I do 
remember the sterilizer we had for the needles and glass syringes.

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