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Re: [IP] support group meeting & early diagnosis



Email me your fax number if you have one.  My email address is
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Jimm Lubenow wrote:

> Where in Houston was the meeting and when is the next one. Im from houston,
> and would love to go.
>
> Jimm
> email @ redacted
>
> Hook Em' Horns---
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Nita H. <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 1999 8:39 AM
> Subject: [IP] support group meeting & early diagnosis
>
> > Went to a Houston support group meeting last night in Houston, about an
> hour
> > and a half from my home, mainly because my daughters ped-endo was the
> > speaker.  The main topic was "freedom", especially during the Holidays.
> Now
> > I have to quote him here when he said he was "First dragged kicking and
> > screaming into putting his first two young patients on the pump, but now
> > would recommend it to many of his young patients based on their ability
> and
> > their parents ability to utilize it best."  Of course Jessica was one of
> > those who dragged him kicking and screaming :)  I was completely thrilled
> to
> > see how Jessica's success made him much more pro-pump that he had
> previously
> > been.  He made many references to Jess and when it was over, everyone
> wanted
> > to talk to me and Jess and I ended up handing out ALL of my children with
> > diabetes business cards I had, and I had written the insulin pumpers
> website
> > on the back. Hopefully we see some of these wonderful parents here in the
> > next few days.  What I was truly amazed at was the diagnosis age of the
> > majority of these children...many of them were diagnosed between 11 and 14
> > months of age!!  I know Jess was diagnosed at 9 months old, and back then
> it
> > set a record in this area...now it seems as if children are being
> diagnosed
> > younger and younger than the previously stated 2 years and older.  Is this
> a
> > trend we should be concerned about?  I wonder if their are environmental
> > factors causing this to happen?  Just speculation, but would like to hear
> > others ideas.
> >
> > Nita
> > Mom of Jessica, age 7, diagnosed @ 9 months, pumping 1.4 year
> >
> >
> >
> >
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