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Re: [IP] Doctors*&^#$%&**


Don't feel bad about ranting and raving here.  Most of us
get frustrated with this d**n disease quite often.

As far as the doctor goes, I would definitely think about
finding a new doctor!

Good luck.


--- Wendy Anderson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I am really frustrated with my family Dr. (as usual). He
> always seem to
> 'blow me off' when ever I go to him with a problem. Today
> I finally went to
> him after I have been having pain in my lower right back.
> Flank area. He
> took a look at my back and decided it was probably a
> pulled muscle!! I said
> don't you think that you should check for a kidney
> infection?? He said on
> no....and sent me on my way. I left frustrated as usual.
> Am I wrong to
> assume when a person in their second decade of diabetes
> presents with flank
> pain that the kidneys should always be checked?? He
> didn't even to a urine
> dipstick test! And to top it all off I only have one good
> kidney due to a
> congenital defect. I would really like to protect the
> good one as much as
> possible. Oh well I guess I just need to rant and rave,
> but what would you
> all do?
> Wendy Anderson (ONT)

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