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Comment by Kate on August 1, 2010 at 5:26am
I've always wanted to work in the healthcare sector, even before I got diabetes. I toyed around with the ideas of being a paramedic and being a nurse. I still haven't fully decided what I wanted to do yet but I am going to college in September to start training to be a nurse. At the end of this course I have to decided what I want, wether to go onto further studies to be a nurse or further studies to be a paramedic. In Ireland, right now you cannot drive an ambulance if you are diabetic. But I think you can be a paramedic that doesn't drive. I'm not sure, but if I do go down that route, I will go as far as I can until they try to stop me, and then I will fight.
Comment by Kasi on February 16, 2010 at 7:04pm
Does anybody know if a diabetic can become a paramedic?
Comment by MaRIeE on January 23, 2010 at 7:11am
lol
I think if you want to be an endo , go for it ( know what to expect- lots of years of study) I find it's great when we deal with people that truly knows what it's like to be D.

For my part Im an actor and visual artist ; i get alot of contracts but no health benefice and cant count on unstable work. I wonder if any of you have this situation. I am now starting a study program in art therapy and have to come to term with what i need to to vs. what i want to do.
Comment by Kasi on November 2, 2009 at 12:42pm
i don't really want to be an endo... do what you want
Comment by Erin Ball on November 1, 2009 at 5:47pm
i ant to get in to either advertisment or endocrinology but just about everybody diabetic wants to be an endo.... what should i do
 

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