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[IPk] Re: Dieticians and hospitals

In a message dated 19/10/2002 00:08:49 GMT Daylight Time, email @ redacted 

> is no point in seeing a dietition in the UK if you are a diabetic, all
> they do is repeat the Government's Healthy Eating Policy.  In fact when it
> comes to managing Diabetes a good book is your best resource ie Pumping
> Insulin or Stop the Rollercoaster (available from the States).  Hospitals 
> are
> for blood tests, checking eyes, feet and blood pressure - and keeping quiet
> about things that don't concern them like the pump and carb counting.
> You might gather quite disillusioned about my diabetic care.

Hello Heather

I am glad you have said this, because it was sort of close to what I have 
been thinking.

Barbara Watson
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