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Diabetes type 1 in a twelve year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   I am Dr
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor,my 12 year old nephew diagnosed with Diabetes type one is on insulin dosage since last 1 month..and is doing fine. He is coming to next month. I NEED TO KNOW whther there will be any difficuly in getting the following types of Insulin/Glucometer here :1. Glucometer: Accu-Chek glucometre + Accu-Chek CHEMstrips + AccuCheck MULTICLIX LANCETS needles2) Insulin: Novolin & NovolinRapid insulin from NOVO NORDISK3) Injecctions: BD ULTRAFINE 2 SHORT INSULIN SYRING FOR U-100 INSULIN) 1/2 CC FOR 50 UNITS OR LESS (8 MM NEEDLE, 30 GAUGE NEEDEL) 100 SINGLE USE SYRINGES.Thanx..we are new to this and have no idea @ doctors in
User :   1. glucometer
Doctor :   Please give me few minutes to go through your query.
User :   sure...'s longwinded..:-)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ms to brief you You get all these very much in .
Doctor :   We get Accucheck
Doctor :   1.Glucometer
Doctor :   2. Strips
Doctor :   3. Lancets
Doctor :   4. Injections that you mentioned .
Doctor :   Hope you are following.
Doctor :   has a large population of IDDM Patients and has very well equipped hospitals in the two places mentioned with standardised pharmacies.
Doctor :   So not to worry.
User :   oh ok... was just not sure about which BRAND of Insulin we should go for..also would you people be able to help with suggestions of good Doctors in who are specialists in Diabetes type 1 ?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   1.Humulin,2.Novolin,3.Novolog,4.Humalog are good brands.
User :   oh great ! thank you so much Dr :-) ...we will try to meet either of these before proceeding to , where we plan to stay for the next 2-3 months..
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me, Please do consult A Diabetologist before you leave for .
Doctor :   Take care, Bye for now.
User :   oh so many brand are available ! ok..i guess this info is good for our peace of mind, thank you
User :   will do..bye !
Doctor :   He is also a Diabetologist.
Doctor :   Take acre, Bye for now.
User :   god bless you . thnx and bye
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