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In a message dated 11/30/01 8:00:52 AM Central Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> PAM Moore, said "So, off to the ER he went.  The ER doc refused to do any 
> diabetes testing, stating, "You don't have diabetes because you have hair 
> on your knuckles.  Diabetics never have hair on their knuckles.". <<<<<<
> If this really happened, Get the name of the doc (or intern or nurse or 
> whatever)   and report him to AMA, ADA immediately.  The ER Schedule can 
> tell you who was on call, who saw the gentleman, etc.   This kind of 
> stupidity can kill people. 
> Sorry, it really ticks me off to hear of such ignorance with other people's 
> lives. 
> Bonnie Richardson
> Huntsville, AL

How stupid! My brother had D from the age of 6 and he was hairy 
Beverly, Mom to Mary, 8, dx'd 9/97, and Nick, who is now nine!
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