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Re: [IP] Re: Question for Veterans

Was it Acetest?  Tammy

In a message dated 9/6/02 3:18:46 PM Pacific Daylight Time, email @ redacted 

> Linda wrote:
> >>>I was diagnosed in 1965.  My doctor did not believe in Clinitest.  We
> used some other test that I can't remember the name of - does anyone else?
> We used a combination of urine and some other liquid in a test tube, and
> then we put the test tube in a holder.  A
> little pill was placed below the holder and we lit the pill with a match,
> which caused the solution in the tube to boil.  We then matched up the 
> color
> of the result to a chart to determine how much sugar was in the urine. Did
> anyone else use this? >>>
> Was it Benedict's solution? That predated the Clinitest with the 
> convenience
> of a tablet. I did not use that but I bet Roger Campbell and/or Tom Beatson
> did. I'll also *wager* that if that doc is alive today he doesn't believe 
> in
> pumping. (~_^)
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