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Re: [IP] How to answer a Q?



 As a medical professional, what we are looking for is the range. A 6.0 is great
unless your range is 20 to 600 on a regular basis.
 That is what they really want to know. Or should. You are correct that any 1
number is useless information.

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> On Jan 11, 2014, at 11:50 AM, Urb Anism <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> "Why do you want to know?" That's my response. So, it depends on their
> answer, and I don't have time to play games. Even though I am always polite.
> 
>> On Saturday, January 11, 2014, Jan H wrote:
>> 
>> I often have medical personnel ask how my BG usually runs. I answer with
>> my A1c and they say, no what does a test usually run? Yesterday the nurse
>> said, "Don't you test?" I said, "I do 6-14 x a day. My A1c is 5.7"  I have
>> had T-1 63 years.
>> 
>> She was getting upset with me. I said, "Let's talk about C'mas day - I was
>> 60, 63, -  -  - and 482. I had started a new med a couple of days prior and
>> think it was affecting me - at a prescribed 1/2 dose. I had to drop it
>> after 10 days due to 15 diff symptoms.
>> 
>> So, my Q for T-1s, how do you answer what your tests usually run???
>> 
>> Jan & Muskers- T-1, 11/5/50, pumping 8/23/83, Dialyzing 7/8/02
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