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Re: [IP] Just Got Thrown Out of a Doctor's Office



Time to go somewhere else?  Another PCP?  Sorry to hear about your
troubles.  Doctors don't like to see patients that know more than they do.

Adam's suggestion below s a good idea.

On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Laura Shapiro <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  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
> collection.
>  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
> addressed.
> Really, I cannot believe this.
> .
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