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Re: [IPk] Hello

Don't stop your rant.
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De : email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
 : email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date : mardi 16 novembre 1999 12:49
Objet : Re: [IPk] Hello

>I hope you're right, Morag.  I've been told that most people in Ireland are
>still on two shots a day.  I've come across the following attitude from a
>cross-section of medical professionals, including my GP, who is actually
>pretty good:  most people wouldn't want to/it's too much trouble for most
>people/many people aren't bright enough to handle it.  But do they bother
>educating anyone to see if they can handle it before applying this rule?
>No!  I will stop my rant now.
>But I will finish by saying that one of my fears about pumps is that this
>attitude will prevent me from getting one.  Most medical people think my
>control is excellent, including at the diabetes clinic.  But what about the
>fact that I haven't had a normal fasting glucose in 11 days?  I'm saving up
>facts like these for my next clinic visit.
>>Once they see the true glycemic profiles how can they possibily justify
>recommending 2 finger sticks a day or treating a child with 1 injection a
>day ?
>I'm hoping to see some radical changes to diabetes treatment over the next
>few years ,certainly elsewhere in Europe .
>UK docs now realise that they are falling behind the rest of Europe and
>they can't allow this to continue ..... can they ?
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