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Re: [IP] your not going to believe this !!!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 4:50 PM
Subject: [IP] your not going to believe this !!!

> Now for the latest-- ya won't believe this !!!
> Lily just called me after leaving her apointment with an internist at
> the Student Health Clinic at UC San Diego. Seems the doctor was more
> than happy to write her prescriptions for all her pump supplies (even
> batteries ??? ) but..... would NOT write a prescription for insulin.
> How dumb is that. The doc claimed that only an endo could do that.
> Well, the reason Lily was seeing this doc in the first place was that
> the earliest endo appointment she could get was at the end of
> November --- guess what she runs out of before that... right,
> INSULIN. How stupid can these people be. I can't believe a Dr. will
> not write a prescription for insulin for a diabetic. Claims she has
> never heard of Novolog -- which may be true, but it's not hard to
> find out -- heck, Lily can even give her the package insert. I had a
> long talk with the "Patient Services Manager" who was equally adamant
> that they "just couldn't write prescriptions willy nilly" .....
> grrrrr....... give me a break.
> I'll keep you posted.
> Michael (steamed!!)

Dr Steve Edelman (Take Control of your Diabetes) is at UCSD, La Jolla
medical facility. I would bet a call to his office would straighten this out


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