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Re: [IPk] Re: long-acting insulin discussion

Talking about only allocating 6.5 minutes per patient, the other day at the 
local GP I had to wait 1 hour and 30 minutes.  When I FINALLY got in to see 
the doctor, SOMEONE had lost my test results.......

>From: John Neale <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Re: long-acting insulin discussion
>Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 12:30:31 +0100
> >If you were a doctor, you would probably just tell him to increase his
> >dosage, even though he's tried this already and it didn't work, and you
> >wouldn't have bothered explaining why this problem might be occuring.  
> >I know perhaps 5% of doctors out there would take the time, but nothing
> >I've experienced has given me reason to alter my cynicism :-)
>elizabeth - you are an incorrigible old cycnic and I condemn you utterly 
>I know a lot of doctors have to cut corners, since they have only been
>allocated 6.5 minutes per patient, or something like that, but if you have
>already done your own research - the internet and discussion groups like
>this are excellent resources for doing that - you may be surprised that
>your doctor treats you much more seriously, and comes up with much more
>inventive solutions.
>Yes, I know health care on a tight budget is iniquitous, but the Department
>of Health will remind you that the electorate repeatedly votes for low
>taxes and public provision of health care. So blame the electorate...
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