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Re: [IPk] Sasha's consultant

Very flattering
Well I could probabley do diabetes, but then everyone's metabolism is
different and I'd feel terribly guilty if some advice I gave lead to a hypo
Seriously, I rarely see people who come in specifically with type 1
problems(I'm sure lots of them have but are too embarassed or in denial to
admit it)
I've never actually suggested a pump to someone, but if they asked, I would
be honest
----- Original Message -----
From: Heather Bowler <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:20 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Sasha's consultant

> Abigail,
> Will you be our GP?
> Heather B.
> >From: "Abigail King" <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: <email @ redacted>
> >Subject: [IPk] Sasha's consultant
> >Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 23:12:49 -0000
> >
> >Jackie
> >I do sympathise but with Sascha's A1cs, her future health is protected to
> >far greater degree than most kids. Not that A1c is everything and I know
> >how
> >bad hypos and hypers can make you feel. Has she had severe or prolonged
> >hypos
> >recently?
> >It must be maddening when all medics see is A1c and you know Sacsha is
> >feeling her best
> >I'd either do some homework and ask your GP to refer to someone who puts
> >kids
> >on pumps, or agree to see the diabeologist who might know of paeds teams
> >who
> >do support pumpers
> >I'd be interested to know why you have reservations about glargine. Is it
> >because Sascha has basal rates that obviously vary from one part of the
> >to
> >another?
> >All I can say is you are doing incredibly well and he ( ie consultant )
> >probably astounded and can't understand the fluctuations in BG as he does
> >not
> >have to live with them
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