Being able to talk to your rheumatologist about your treatment plan, pain management and any other concerns you have is important to the patient-doctor relationship. Finding a doctor who listens to you, makes time for you, and genuinely seems to have compassion is a good start on your journey through treatment and management.
Along with the various diagnosis’s you may hear at your rheumatologists office, one you may not be familiar with, but should be, is Addison's Disease or Adrenal Insufficiency. Both are very similar and both can be very dangerous. I have had experience the last few years with them and would like to share what I know of them with you. Please…