need some help...moving to new state/city and need some DR references...Ohio..sandusky area

ok so for the summer i may be moving to sandusky ohio for a job at cedar point.
well it'll be from april until end of november. and so at some point there i will obviously need insulin, doctor check-ups, and an endocrinologist visit.
if someone is from that area could you please give me some info on what is around that area...i've never been outta Michigan and so i really don't know what i am getting into...but well i'm 19 years old and well....i need to step out on my own and stop relying on my mom and dad to help me with everything....i mean i do take care of my own diabetes apts and i take care of my insurance which thankfully i will have no matter where i live until i am 21 (which is in 2 years and that terrifys me)
so please help me someone if you can

Views: 5

Comment by Davidrr07 on March 24, 2009 at 12:08pm
Amber, I live about 25 miles from Sandusky. Sandusky has one endo (had to look it up), most people I know go to either Toledo or Cleveland. As a new patient, getting an appointment when you want may be a problem when you'll be in the area for a relatively short time.

If it were me, I'd explain the situation to my present endo and make sure I had a enough supplies and extra scripts just in case. Will you be able to return home for a visit? I'd try to see my regular endo during that time if needed.

There is a pumper group in Norwalk that meets at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, just south of Sandusky, . The coordinator there, Brandi, may be of some help and be able to offer advice whether you use a pump or not.

Here's the endo, I know nothing about him. If you're going to call, I'd do it as far in advance as possible:

Bhaskar Vourganti, MD
2819 Hayes Ave Ste 7
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 625-3426
Fax: (419) 625-5524

Good Luck, hope you have a good summer working at CP

david

Comment

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

TuDiabetes Is Getting A Makeover!

Written By Emily Coles, TuDiabetes Community Manager. Last summer we surveyed members of TuDiabetes and EsTuDiabetes online communities, and gained some GREAT insights! We learned that our members are happy with the information and support they receive on TuDiabetes and Read on! →

An eye opening experience at @CWDiabetes!

Last month, I had one of the most amazing experiences I have had with technology since I have been living with diabetes. It happened at the Focus On Technology conference organized by Children With Diabetes in Los Angeles (the first Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service