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My Healthcare Wish List

My Healthcare Wish List (I can dream, right?) The Doctor-Patient Relationship At my quarterly endo appointment, I see my actual endocrinologist. The appointment is scheduled for at least 30 minutes, allowing for thorough discussion and relationship building. My endocrinologist knows me … Continue reading

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What I Wish My Health Care Team Knew

Six months ago my long-time and most trusted endocrinologist suddenly stopped practicing. The prospect of having to replace her was unsettling – after years of working together, she knew my disposition, motivation and relevant goals and shortcomings. All that knowledge … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks: LiveStrong Calorie Tracker App

At a recent annual physical, I was discouraged to see that despite a healthy diet and more frequent trips to the gym, I was gaining weight (the unwanted, non-muscular kind). “How could this be?” I asked my doctor. Dr:   [glancing … Continue reading

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