Two days after her first birthday, Joanne and Fred’s daughter, Elise, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Joanne and Fred join us for this week’s edition of ‘Rents to share how they handled managing diabetes in a child that young, how they made the decision to start pumping, how carb factors changed diabetes management, and
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This month’s DSMA Blog Carnival topic goes back to the August 20th twitter chat, asking a question that I have a difficult time answering: Do you request a copy of your medical notes? If so, how often? If not, why? I hate to show my ridiculous ignorance on this subject, but the answer is no.
This week Shara Bialo joined DSMA Live: ‘Rents, and what a treat it was! Shara is not only a person living with diabetes, she is a pediatrician, currently finishing her fellowship in Pediatric endocrinology. Her perspective of having grown up with diabetes, and helping patients with diabetes almost feels like looking at the back of
Most medical appointments involve notes of some kind. Notes the patient brings with questions and concerns. Notes a patient makes about the doctor’s instructions. And, of course, notes our doctors make in our medical charts. It had never occurred to me to keep track of the notes being made in my chart until our August
Logo designed and created by Laddie Lindahl I was approached by quite a few parents when #DSMA initially started to have a separate chat for parents and recently approached by a CDE that had the same request. I asked myself, “Why not?” I could not think of a reason DCAF could not provide a home