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Re: [IPp] Endo pracitices



Hi Angela,

Taylor usually has an appointment every 3 months, however...I don't sweat 
it if he misses one of those. IMO, the only value in the quarterly visits,
  is getting the HbA1c results.

Pam C*
Wife to Bobby
Mom to Taylor (9) dx.4/98 pumping~MM508~10/01
and Chloe (5)

On Thursday, June 6, 2002, at 10:14 AM, Angela Parham wrote:

>
> I was wondering if some of you would let me know what a standard time 
> lapse
> there is between your childs appointments were.  My daughters next
> appointment is 8 months after her last appointment.  I started looking 
> into
> changing endos.   The problem: Because of her age, the regular endos 
> will
> not take her, it has to be a pediatric endo.  And as it turns out, there 
> is
> only one clinic in the whole state (which only has 2 endos and one pump
> nurse, but a slew of diabetic nurses and other nutrition specialists, etc)
> .
> That would explain why it is so difficult to actually talk to someone and
> why her appointments are so far apart.  Does anyone else experience this?
>   I
> had read somewhere that she should be seeing a doctor every 3 or 4 months.
> Is that true?  Im dont know what to do, short of traveling out of state 
> to
> a different endo.
>
> Angela, mom to Ashley,4 (dxd 1/01) & Kristina, 19 mo.
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