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Medical Professionals with Diabetes


Medical Professionals with Diabetes

People in the medical profession (doctors, nurses, etc...) who are liiving with diabetes. Do you work in endo?

Members: 117
Latest Activity: Sep 21, 2014

Diabetes Forum

Nursing Homes

Started by Alice. Last reply by Alice Apr 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Any T1 female physicians with children?

Started by diabud. Last reply by E. Louise Mar 29, 2012. 2 Replies

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Comment by BriannaM on October 17, 2012 at 8:56am

I thought so just with some of the reactions I've already had. I just finished school in January, so still wet behind the ears so to speak.

Comment by jeffri kay on October 17, 2012 at 5:58am

The same ignorance and predjudices exists inside the medical world as they do outside of it. I would never mention my diabetes in an interview. I find people here still don't understand the difference between type one or type two diabetes. I find people asking me the same questions as they would in a nonmedical setting. I find myself educating folks about diabetes just as much. If I see a pump on a patient or on a coworker I show them mine. But it's so rare.

Comment by BriannaM on October 14, 2012 at 2:30pm

I'm wondering how the medical community views are diabetes. Do they view us like the "normal" non-medical population? By this I mean do they still have all the reservations, etc. towards diabetics. How has it been to work with others in the medical community and how do you count your diabetes care as experience when going for interviews, etc.?

Comment by diabud on May 29, 2012 at 6:02pm

Be prepared to talk about complications a lot... use the DOC for support when/if it gets overwhelming.

Comment by Asma on May 4, 2012 at 3:34pm
Hi all. I'm type 1 diabetic- 3 yrs now- and I'm in Pre-med school. Hopefully in one month's time I'll be a full fledged medical student ;). Tips anyone?
Comment by Anita Logan on April 4, 2012 at 4:50am

Hi Brianna and welcome. I am new too and am hoping that something happens on this list. I am not good at starting forum discussions

Comment by BriannaM on April 3, 2012 at 9:51pm

I just recently graduated as a medical assistant. I'm waiting for my certification test in May. I've been type 1 for almost 17 yrs. now.

Comment by Anita Logan on March 26, 2012 at 6:46am

Good morning! I am a pharmacist with Type 2 diabetes for many years. Everyday it is a struggle, so I joined this forum. Hopefully I'll make contact with others in my boat.

Comment by Ayomideji on March 26, 2011 at 4:30pm
i have been looking for this type of group since. thank God i found it and i hope it will be a source of good advice and information............
Comment by SugarDoc on March 13, 2011 at 12:49pm
Hi everybody. Are there any european users? I would like to know if anyone are taking amylin as a coadjuvent insulin therapy.Regards

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