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Insulin Pens and syringes WASRe: [IPk] Replacement meter
I am really sorry to hear about your husband friend. Motor Neurone disease is
a terrible, devastating condition. It is so difficult to find positive things
to say about this diagnosis
Your husband must be shocked. His friend's family will need a lot of
Syringes and Pens:
I forgot that you had syringes. We haven't got any syringes. Well, only one
old one, still in a sealed pkt that we were given to give a unit of Actrapid
when the Hospital wouldn't prescribe us any but use to give a some in a glass
vial to use "if necessary".
This was two years ago. Do you use pens for yourself and Danielle or syringes
or both?? I use the half unit pens all the time. Often two units will be too
much but one and a half just right. Or when I am increasing the dose I like
to increase in half units. I makes a really big difference to Sasha.
What insulin do you take, if you dont mind me asking and if you've told me
before I am sorry. It must be old age, and spending too much time on this
really sorry about your friend.
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 09 July 2002 20:22
Subject: Re: [IPk] Replacement meter
> Hello Jackie
> No I haven't got a 1/2 unit pen. I didn't know they did one. If I was
> to give 1/2 a unit, I would use a 0.3 ml syringe.
> Do you know, I have been feeling sorry for myself all day today and trying
> get to grips with the school and making an appointment to see the teacher
> next year, etc etc and my husband came in from work in tears. Our friend
> (his workmate) found out he had Motor Neurone disease last night. We can't
> believe it; he is a big strong man!!!!!
> We are a bit numb tonight to say the least. I just came on here to look at
> what it is exactly and thought I would look at my emails as well. I think
> have to be thankful that we have the medication for diabetes and that there
> are worse diseases out there.
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