I wonder of my doctor has gone ... well loco

Well my doctor has "joined forces" wit Hope diabetes of Gilbert. at frst i thought this was good - a more comprehensive practice type thing till i asked the doctor for a glucagon kit to have just in case of the another sudden drop he wouldn't give it to me instead he wants me to by supplements and take some class for this revelutionary treatment of diabetes - http://hopediabetesofgilbert.com/indextest.html i looked into this site now i want to go and ask my doc when did he become a scam pusher or a marketing rep - does anyone have any thoughts after they read the website am i being to negative or is this just plain crazy? Let me know what you think

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Comment by Gerri on October 13, 2010 at 11:49pm
Man, sure is out there for a doc to refuse to write an Rx for glucagon. That's a new one.

Link doesn't work, but I found the site at www.hopediabetesofgilbert.com.

As is always the case, the supplements are expensive & a lot of hype. Smoke & mirrors. As usual, there are no clinical studies to back up claims. This one is particularly sneaky because it cites a previous UK study with this doctor's "overlay." Meaningless & misleading.

I especially enjoyed their 21 day refund policy after 12 months on the supplement program. Huh? How does 21 days translate into 365 days. They also don't say how much money would be refunded.

You're not being negative. You're too smart to fall for this nonsense.

I'd ask your doc for hard evidence, clinical trials, etc. & then I'd find a new doctor.

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