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RE: [IP] Third-party payers fail to respect the endocrinologist as a specialist



Checking my understanding here...........  Is he saying that type 2's do not
benefit from or should not receive pumps?  

If that is the case I would for him to review my records.  My A1C dropped
almost 4 points after starting pump therapy.

I have been treated by an endocrinologist for more than 3/4's of my 22 years
as a diabetic.  I firmly believe in them - they are the best provider for
this disease, type 1 and type 2.

But I do agree with him on his point that third party payers are beginning
to practice medicine based on the decisions that they make.

Nora Roales Nevers
Arlington, TX




  

-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted
[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of John S Wilkinson
Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:58
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] Third-party payers fail to respect the endocrinologist as a
specialist

During my conversations, I have never been asked if I was an endocrinologist
or a specialist. With other specialties, third-party payers utilize the
expert's opinions; eg, only an 
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