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Re: [IP] medical office lack of knowledge

To her defense, many people with gestational diabetes no longer have  
it shortly after childbirth.  Don't know if you have recently been  
pregnant or not, though.  Just because people here know all about  
diabetes, not everyone does, even within the medical field....if this  
person had been a GP or endocrinologist, etc, I would be more shocked.
On May 6, 2008, at 11:03 PM, Barbara Ziegler wrote:

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> I had yet another example of people who should know better not  
> knowing better.
> The tech in my opthalmologist's office asked whether I was still  
> diabetic.
> When I responded with incredulity, she said she thought some people  
> got over
> it.  Again, this was the OPTHALMOLOGY clinic!!
> Guess I'll just add this one to my list.
> Barbara Ziegler
> .
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