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Old 10-03-2012, 14:37   #11
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I forgot to mention I got an ultrasound done (cost me money and vacation time), when I asked him about the results he stared blankly at me and said he would check on it. I am pretty sure he never even looked at them.

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Ask for copies of all lab reports stewchi.

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I forgot to mention I got an ultrasound done (cost me money and vacation time), when I asked him about the results he stared blankly at me and said he would check on it. I am pretty sure he never even looked at them.
Oh good grief!! I think that is the definitive answer. You need a new doc. My doctor's office calls me with all results as soon as they come in, they don't wait for the next office visit, even if it is in a few days.

Yes, ask for copies of all your labs and tests. You will need to take them to the new Dr. Good luck with that!!

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Oh good grief!! I think that is the definitive answer. You need a new doc. My doctor's office calls me with all results as soon as they come in, they don't wait for the next office visit, even if it is in a few days.

Yes, ask for copies of all your labs and tests. You will need to take them to the new Dr. Good luck with that!!

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I think you do, too, but I would also keep in mind it might be the office staff, and not the doc, screwing up! And some docs have NO POWER over office staff .... UGH.

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Stewchi, I agree with your assessment. Find a new doctor. I left my previous doctor because he gave me 4 different meters, saying each of the previous ones must have been "bad" because my FBGs were in the upper 120s. My A1c from 3 months earlier was within normal tolerances, so it had to be the meters! Apparently he missed either math or logic class. At that point, I was 3-6 months beyond that test's range. Sometimes it would be nice to ask to see their grades at medical school and not just the diploma on the wall. Good luck in your search.

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unfortunately most doctors don't have a clue about how to separated out your t2dm from the 30 some other forms of t2dm and the ones that do have to charge you a large fortune to make the test to decipher the problem. They may want $1000 per visit and be booked solid for the next 14 months.

Like your TSH is low but your body temperature is only 97 degrees F, so is your thyroid system out of whack or is your liver lowering the temperature to try to decrease your disintegration rate to try to keep you alive, or other reason like low iodine or excessive fluoride displacement of iodine, or other gland that got fluoride poisoning which resulted in it being calcified, etc. Most AMA doctors will not touch it and will pawn you off on some equally ignorant endocrinologist after he almost kills you with his diagnosis he made from just looking at you.

Like my morning temperature was 96.5 F and only rose to 97.5 F at best which might indicate a stable but low thyroid. But being that I feel that I can make better decisions in 100 hours than any doctor I know can make in 15 minutes. And being 70 years old and having eaten lots of Michigan river fish with extra flavoring from Dow Chemical, agriculture, and old lumber mills, my best guess was nearly fatal levels of toxic heavy metal salts and halogen poisoning. I decided to test this by temporarily flushing the toxins out of my cells and into my lymphatic system by driving my urine pH to over 8.0 like they do for some cancer "cures". I did this by drinking 2 tsp bicarb and 1 tsp of borax. Within 1 hour of drinking that my body temperature rose to 98.6 F and stayed there for a couple of hours. Of course my body had no way of getting rid of the toxins, so from the lymphatic it went thru my kidneys which couldn't get rid of this nearly immortal lifetime toxic build up so it went back to the blood and the blood stream put it back into the cells to get it out of the blood stream so I wouldn't drop dead right away.

It is obvious to me that no medicare doctor is in a position to help me so I am treating myself using mostly a poor model of Gerson Therapy with some results.

Some of that popcorn might go well with this note, if you do not wall asleep first

Dr Hyman, the Functional Medicine guy is the only one I know of that can and will do stuff like this if you have the cash. I think he cost about $1000 just to say Hello.

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There are a growing number of lower/moderate carb supporting physicians out there.
Here are two sites listing doctors:
Paleo physicians.

Jimmy Moores catalog of Naturopaths, Endocrinologists and physicians.

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