[IP] Just Got Thrown Out of a Doctor's Office
I thought I needed to share this story here. Y'all know how we diabetics know
our bodies pretty darn well. We research, we program pumps, and we usually have
a very heightened sense of issues going on with our health.
Well, I have been dealing with much stress. A ruthless IRS audit, and two
business equipment failures since July. Losing about a month of work.
I have recently been diagnosed with Dupuytrens, which is a hand disease. I also
have Fibro, and arthritis issues. Graves disease too, a nice autoimmune
I needed a back Xray so that I could see a specialist. The stress has been
making things hurt and nerve pain etc has been increasing. My CDE and I are
trying to see if there is neuropathy going on or whatever.
So, I went to my primary care clinic, which is an osteopath clinic.
The PA asks only where my back pain is, and when I mention my health
conditions, which you would think he would care about, he tells me to leave. Get
out, go. I have too many things and he is only there to focus on one. Don't
Osteopaths focus on the whole man?????? Really?
I stood there, looked him in the eye, proudly did not cry and firmly told him
what an excellent relationship I have with my CDE, and my other doctors. All of
them. All of them. And I let him have it with regards to diabetes and how we
know that things build on things, affecting blood sugar etc. Fibro too. I was a
support group leader, I know fibro. And I dont take any drugs for it, so if that
was what his stink was about?!
I am horrified. And I have a big internet mouth. As a small business owner, I
know unreasonable customers from those who truly need help and need issued
Really, I cannot believe this.
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