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[IPu] Re: [IPz] Trouble with docters



How about adding your Doctor to the 'Recommended' list? If you do it would
make it easier for a new candidate get onto using a pump. Don't forget the
more we have using pumps the better our chances of getting Government
support.
Alan Reed,
.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Samantha Eastman" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 7:10 AM
Subject: [IPz] Trouble with docters


> Hi all,
>
> In the past I would just change docters if they didn't give me the kind of
> respect (of my knowledge and experience about my own condition) that I
> felt I deserved.  You have to be able to work WITH your healthcare
> professionals and not against them! I've now been diabetic for 15 years
> (minus 2 weeks) and my younger brother for 21 years, and with a degree
> in Biochemistry and a dad who's a GP - I know ALL the basics.  I really
> like the Diabetes Educators here in Dunedin, they are amazing, and I've
> learned a lot more about my diabetes on the pump.
>
> If your docters etc don't listen to you- get another opinion!  It's your
> life and your health and your body!
>
> Suzanne- can't you get the smaller syringes here in NZ?  My brother and I
> used to have ones that would measure down to half a unit years ago in the
> US.
>
> Good Luck!
> Sam Eastman
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