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Re: [IP] Heart FYI



Wow. Glad you received the right diagnosis and treatment. That sounds so
scary!

On Saturday, December 21, 2013, CANDICE WILSON wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm a 55 year old type 1 and have been on insulin for 37 years (pumping
> for last 13). A couple of months ago I started having severe heartburn when
> I was exercising at the gym, carrying groceries from the car to my
> apartment and it didn't seem to be food related. My gastroenterologist
> tried me on a couple of acid reduction prescription drugs but I was still
> drinking antacids, eating tums. Last time I went (last week) he told me
> that I have to clear my heart before he proceeds with an endoscope. I had a
> stress test and lasted five minutes, the ekg went haywire, saw the
> cardiologist the next day and the day after went to have a catheterization
> to see if anything was going on. It wasn't heartburn, turned out that 95%
> of one of my major arteries was blocked! I had to stints put in to open it.
> What a week! I got home yesterday (I was there overnight) and reality
> didn't kick in until today and I'm pretty freaked out. Anyway just wanted
> you to know that heartburn isn't always what it seems. Merry Xmas everyone.
> Candice .
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