Endocrinology Appointment-More Frustration

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Last July, I wrote a post about my struggles to find an endocrinologist in Richmond.  I thought I had found a good one finally.  She was nice and seemed to know a lot but as I’ve continued to see her, I’m getting more and more discouraged.  Here is how my appointment went today: 9AM appointment, […]


September DSMA Blog Carnival

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The September DSMA Blog Carnival prompt is: In the diabetes online community we tend to have most of our conversations with other people with diabetes or with their caregivers.  But in our online world, others are able to interact with us if they choose to.  This month let’s look back to the August 7th chat […]




Mixed emotions from my endocrinology appointment

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Yesterday, I had a doctor’s appointment with a new endocrinologist. I was very anxious about the visit because I really want to find a good endocrinologist before my hubby and I try to get pregnant. We moved to Richmond last August so I’ve been on the hunt for a doctor since then.  I’ve had really […]


Diabetes Blog Week-Share and Don’t Share

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This week is Diabetes Blog Week!  I will be participating with over 150 bloggers discussing a new topic each day.  Today’s Topic is Share and Don’t Share: Often our health care team only sees us for about 15 minutes several times a year, and they might not have a sense of what our lives are […]


Endocrinologists

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I was diagnosed with T1D when I was 9.  I had the best juvenile endocrinologist and nurse practitioner.  Granted, I don’t really recall any advice they gave me or my parents but I remember getting warm fuzzies from them.  When I went to diabetic camp, I remember seeing my nurse practitioner there and she helped […]