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RE: [IPk] cwd

I thought there were some parents on this site who funded the pump and
supplies. Sorry if I got it wrong.

Joyce Jones

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> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted] On
> Behalf Of Pat Reynolds
> Sent: 09 December 2003 19:01
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] cwd
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> Joyce,
> I would be really worried if people in the UK were putting their
> energies into fund raising to pay for supplies for children or anyone
> else.
> I pay taxes so that children can get these supplies.  If more money is
> needed (and I'm not convinced that it is), then there is a political,
> not charitable process needed.
> That is not to say that there is no room for charity in diabetes -
> enabling patient-to-patient education and support (e.g. this group)
> international initiatives are both appropriate. Although I would also
> want to argue that the NHS should be supporting this group.
> Best wishes,
> Pat
> In message <000b01c3bd7e$488bb430$email @ redacted>, Joyce Jones
> <email @ redacted> writes
> >This link was sent to me today, I was wondering if there is a UK CWD
> >that do the same thing. Thought it might be of interest to parents of
> >children with D.
> >1. Families struggling to pay for diabetes supplies can apply for
> >short-term assistance from Supplies for Children with Diabetes, part
> >of the Children with Diabetes Foundation.
> >URL: http://www.cwdfoundation.org/Supplies.htm
> --
> Pat Reynolds
> email @ redacted
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