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Partnering Our Way through Healthcare

How many times have we, as patients or caregivers, felt that we were not taken seriously or marginalized by our healthcare providers?   How often do we hear of people leaving their endo appointments in tears?  Or feel guilty because of a single number on a piece of paper?  How many of us are not believed when we say that “Yes, I am doing what you said to…

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Added by Scott on July 24, 2012 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

The Only “Thing” That Can Empower You is You

** This post originally appeared on Strangely Diabetic on March 6, 2012 and it's all about you...



It seems that every day we read a new announcement about some new health app or service that will empower you.

What a load of crap.

The only “thing” that can empower you is you.

You have to do all the work, accept all the responsibility, manage all the other participants (doctors, insurance…

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Added by Scott on April 10, 2012 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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