MirageI have two really great onesWed Apr 4, 2012 14:2063.194.75.2Both my GP and my endocrinologist are really up on their journals but they are also open to alternative medicine and old fashioned medicines that have fallen from favor for no good reason except profit. They are both pragmatic but idealistic minimalists, and don't order tests just to cover themselves or make more money. My endocrinologist once told me he chose endocrinology because every single case is so different, and he likes that. Says it prevents him from burning out. Both of them are perfectly willing to tell me if a non-medication treatment like vitamins or diet changes might work just as well or better for me than a pill. They will give me choices with the benefits and drawbacks and let me decide what I want to try.
- needles clarym29, Wed Apr 4 12:06I used to feel the same about needles. I've had so many blood tests and so much medicine that I have had to self inject that it is second nature to me now. You have a unique problem--this is where... more