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Re: [IP] Re: more endo horror stories



I had promised him on the prior visit that I would not make any adjusstments 
until after the CGMS testing. I did not want to fight him that is the 
easiest answer.  I would rather manipulate him then fight him. For now, I 
may abandom him..... ie - go to another dr without telling him.

robert b

> I'm just curious about something - why do so many people only make changes 
> to
> basals, etc. with their endo's permission? I know that lots of doctors 
> insist
> that you do so, but they don't live with you every day. What's to stop you 
> from
> saying "yeah, sure" to whatever they say, then going home and doing your 
> own
> thing based on your own superior knowledge of your body and pumping? 
> What's the
> endo going to do about it - call the police and arrest you? I know that we 
> all
> want to please our doctors and comply with their wishes and not put up 
> with flak
> next time we see them/fax them/speak to them, but we have to do what works 
> for
> us. The worst that can happen is that they'll fire you as a patient or 
> you'll
> fire them, but in a lot of these cases, that would be an improvement it 
> seems.
> I'd just really like to hear why people think they need this permission. 
> Pam
>
> He never understood the data he was looking at - or that I need to
> raise my
> basal rates - I was however able to talk him into doing that :-)
> .
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