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Re: [IP] ER and Hospital Stay <long>
I am feeling better made it to my first class in a week. Still weak and
dizzy, but at least its the illness and not the diabetes.
At this point I have no idea what I am going to do. My endo won't really deal
with non-diabetes/endocrine related stuff. So I need a PCP. One thing is for
sure, I do not want to see another resident. I know that is going to be hard
to pull off because Northwestern is a teaching hospital. I am torn, as my
boyfriend is applying to med school for the fall and works in an ER now and
his brother is a neurosurgen resident. I realize the importance of having
residents seeing as much as possible. I did teach the Med student about NLD.
He said that he looked it up and found out the taking asprin helps it ( i do
that anyway). He said, thats something you only see in textbooks. I like my
PCP, I just don't know what to do. I really don't feel it was all my pcp's
fault. The resident played a huge role and I don't think I was pushy enough.
> Just read your message (catching up on the past several days). GOOD LORD! I
> quite upset at your PCP Dr.s while reading your message!
> I have been in slightly similar situations with mine.
> My main question/comment is, are you going to write to your PCP folks and
> them how wrong they were and how inappropriate their behavior AND LACK of
> treatment was? Or is your endo planning on contacting them to do a similar
> scolding? Just seems like Dr.s should be confronted with their incompetence
> they show it! AGHHH! SO RIDICULOUS!!
> I really hope you are feeling better today!
> Congrats on sticking to your guns and not letting them have your pump!:-)
> PS: I hope this message comes through! I haven't been able to get messages
> through for over a week:-(
> -janet (Dx @ age 3, 8/78; pumping H-tron+ since 6/00)
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