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Re: [IPk] low carbs/no carbs

Apologies, as usual I fired off a response a little fast without 
explaining myself properly. I wasn't meaning to imply that most 
diabetics are stupid :-) There are of course lots of issues at stake - 
as you say, a lot of it is about empowerment. And of course, also about 
being taught in the right way, and about people who have the time and 
inclination to teach people in the right way!

On 15/01/2014 10:10, Rhoda Martin wrote:
> Di, you may be right, but it depends on whether the dmer "wants" to learn
> and take control of their dm - many don't even know they can do.  They're
> always being told to contact their medical advisor/nurse/GP so they become
> child-like, dependent and passive.  If they are positive, pro-active and
> keen to learn, (like most of us on this list!!!) then they'll understand
> this and so much more.
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