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Re: [IP] Live from New York

At 11:27 AM 9/11/2001 Sue Kinzelman wrote:
 >yeah, I wonder where  I could find that out. I forget where I heard it was a
 >felony, ,but I was quite surprised.
 >It didn't have anything to  do with the health of the donor or whether the
 >was in good control.
 >It had to do with the fact that the unused insulin in your blood can severely
 >affect the recipient or possibly kill the recipient
 >if no one is aware of the unused insulin being present in the donated blood..

If that were true, then no Red Cross organization would ever take blood 
from insulin-dependent diabetics. However a large number of them do.

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