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Subject:  Re: Off of insulin! Date:  8/19/2003  10:56 AM
Author:  tedhimself Number:  252 of 2920

InParadise I would definitely discuss these issues with your doctor(s). I don't understand why they feel you are at increased cardiac risk as a diabetic over say a non-diabetic with cardiac issues.

I didn't provide enough information in my post. I'm at increased cardiac risk because I have had one heart attack. It was about 5 years ago. We (cardiologist and I) have been aggressively working to get the "good" cholesterol up and the "bad cholesterol" down since that time. Being a type II diabetic just complicates things.

Thanks for the idea of the endocrinolologist. I'll mention that to my GP when I go in for my annual physical in about three weeks.
Ted
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