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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V12 #135

Type 1 DOES have another name...Insulin Dependent Diabetes. Since some 
people with type 2 have to use insulin, though, maybe type 1 should be 
called Autoimmune Insulin Dependent Diabetes or something similar.

I also have to think "Does the father/brother/husband check their BGs 
four or more times per day?  Do they REALLY have CONTROL of their 


On 6/19/2011 3:56 PM, Alice Mosley wrote:
> Here's another comment that leaves me at a loss for words:
> "Oh.... MY father/brother/husband controls his diabetes through Diet. He
> doesn't need medication."
> Can we call Type I by another name?
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