As I was leaving a comment on another discussion, I realized that too often, we accept advice from our doctors that is based on the "average" diabetic or the "typical" symptoms. We should never settle for this. While I know there are many things that are starting points, we have to make sure that our health care team understands that we are individuals and require individual treatment. I recall blanket statements given to me like, "all diabetics should be taking this pill or doing this thing…" It made my skin crawl, but I didn't realize why until this concept hit me.
What kind of tips do you all have to getting personal care for your illness? How do you get them to see you as an individual?
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