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Re: [IP] Kentucky statutes



Right on Jan.  I reread your message and realized what you had written
later.  I've been up too long!
Beth
Mom to Braden
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 11:31 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Kentucky statutes


> In a message dated 9/5/00 8:32:52 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
>
> << > How old did he have to be to be reliable and capable of learning the
>  proper
>  > care needed to take insulin?
>  >
>  > Jan and Elvis
>  >
>  I have no idea about Kentucky, but  I know someone on the list who had
the
>  same fight with BCBS in a different state was told age 12. >>
>
> Sorry. My point was that children are not reliable and capable enough to
> learn the proper care to take insulin -- so their caregivers do it for
them.
> Same with the pump. It's absurd to withhold a pump from somebody because
of
> age and ability to do it him/herself, just as it would be absurd to
withhold
> insulin until a person is old enough to do it him/herself.
>
> Jan and Elvis
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