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Re: [IP] New and hoping for a pump.



You did it, though. It's harder than a non-smoker can ever know. You're
proof it can be done. Especially if you have some old
half-strength nicotine patches... Wow.

On Thursday, December 5, 2013, d-d wrote:

> Let's see... I started smoking at the age of 14 and started trying to quit
> at age 17.  Finally did quit for good at age 43 because I started having
> severe acid reflux and used some old nicotine patches that were reaaly at
> half-strength.  Easy to say quit smoking, but way harder to do in real life.
> Denise Br.- rabid ex-smoker for 18 years
>
> On 12/5/2013 10:25 AM, Susan Lane wrote:
>
>> Louree, I would urge you to go see Atul Lalani.  He is in Scottsdale
>> around
>> Shea and 96th St.  His office is very busy, but he never rushes you and
>> will definitely get to the bottom of things.  He's a very smart man.  The
>> first time you go, you will meet with a PA.  They will take all of your
>> info and send you for whatever tests you need.  I would strongly urge you
>> to stop smoking immediately.  Not something that you don't already know,
>> but if you are a Type 1, smoking is that much more dangerous then for the
>> general population.  I hope you go see this doctor and please report in
>> when/if you do.  Good luck, Susan
>>
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