Sunday, November 23, 2014

Talking to Your Doctor

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Getting practical support from doctors will help patients manage diabetes.  Doctors can help set goals, lay out treatment plans, address any complications and help give direction to a new patient.  After a diagnosis, a patient may be nervous, concerned, anxious or even depressed regarding the situation.  A doctor can help address any fears and concerns, while setting the patient on the right path towards successful diabetes management.

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