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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 fast.
Actually he is at the VA hospital at La Jolla.
I wrote him a nice long e-mail :-)
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