Receiving News About Diabetes Complications

On December 11, 2011 by Cherise Shockley

We never want to receive news about diabetes complications. But what if you did receive news that you have a diabetes complication, how would you want to receive the news?  Read the questions and transcript to see what people had to say about receiving news about diabetes complications.


How would you like your Doc/Endo to deliver news of complications?

How would you like your Doc/Endo to communicate with you when something is needed? ie labs, medical history, more info

Please tell of 1 good and 1 bad experience have you had receiving disconcerting news?

How did you handle it the bad news? Whom did you call, tweet, email?  (question 4 and 5)

Did you get a second opinion? Did you take someone with you?

Besides humor & human contact, how can one deal with the emotional toll?

What would you tell someone who has received this type of news?


If you have a question or topic you would like to discuss during DSMA’s twitter chat, please feel free to email them to admin at diabetessocmed dot com

DSMA Live: Continuing the Conversation with Crystal Lane (guest), Co-Host Scott K. Johnson and George Simmons (listen here)


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