When I was in the hospital with diabetes I didn't like when they had to
give me shots and finger pokes because they hurted a lot. And I didn't
like it but I had to get them and now at my house the finger poker needles
are less hurtable. To get over being so scared at first I closed my eyes.
When I do my own finger pokes now, it doesn't hurt as much as my Mom or my
Dad or my sister. So I recommend that everybody does their own
fingerpokes. When I get my fingerpokes and shots, I get one fingerpoke
before I get my breakfast shot, one before lunch, one before dinner, and
one before bed. I get two shots a day, one before breakfast and one
before dinner. I haven't given my own shots yet. When I get my finger
pokes and shots it hurts. If you're scared then you should look away, not
move, and close your eyes -- or do it yourself.
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Last Updated: Sunday December 05, 2004 11:15:58
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