Does Diabetic Connect Have A Medical Doctor or group of doctors supporting us

Sam Stokes
By Sam Stokes Latest Reply 2009-12-09 21:58:53 -0600
Started 2009-12-09 17:13:20 -0600

This site has been here for a few years does it have a MD Support Group , backing it up?

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Sam Stokes
Sam Stokes 2009-12-09 21:58:53 -0600 Report

thank you all for responding , it is very true that to many conflicting pro opinions would be very confusing, also I am very glad to post the diabetic connect site on our website, too many people are suffering in this feeling hopeless . All responsjble for starting and upgrading all this for us all I do thank you not just for me ,but for all the others being helped daily . By the way if we ever add a adhd site count me in . GOD bless you all.

kdroberts 2009-12-09 19:52:03 -0600 Report

From time to time doctors do post here even if they are not affiliated with the site. Usually on any message board you will get a few pro's posting every now and again.

John Crowley
John Crowley 2009-12-09 17:25:05 -0600 Report

We do not provide medical advice. We provide a forum for people with personal experience to share with one another what has or hasn't worked for them personally. This has proven to be very beneficial for many of our members.

We do from time to time have a Certified Diabetes Educator answer questions from members of the site.

That being said, we are looking at ways that we can engage physicians and help them become part of this great community and open discussion and sharing of ideas. We'll keep you posted.

Sam Stokes
Sam Stokes 2009-12-09 17:34:15 -0600 Report

Thank you John, , I appreciate your quick response, I agree this is a fantastic site, my MDS was wondering who took the power of approval of the different suppliments, they sorta get upset when they approve something and a website counters their Professional integrety .. THANKS AGAIN!

TRKnight2007 2009-12-09 18:32:59 -0600 Report


You can tell your doc there is no way we would contradict his or her advice. All of the product reviews on the site are done by members (people just like you) that post their experiences with the meter, the CGMS, the medication, etc. We no way endorse or provide medical advice.

Thanks for the post. Always helpful.


Sam Stokes
Sam Stokes 2009-12-09 17:36:53 -0600 Report


Sam Stokes
Sam Stokes 2009-12-09 17:38:33 -0600 Report


Sue Turner
Sue Turner 2009-12-09 17:55:51 -0600 Report

That is funny Sam,

Don't worry about the caps, we get the message. And, we know you are not screaming at us. LOL!!!!! :))))))

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-12-09 18:20:11 -0600 Report

Huh??? What did you say??? hahah—OK, I just love to kid! I have fat, fumbly fingers, (Kinda gets you—-here—-doesn't it?) good escuse for some of the words that flow from my fingers! PR

Sue Turner
Sue Turner 2009-12-09 18:05:47 -0600 Report


That would be wonderful. That would be a way of getting a lot of questions answered that your doctor doesn't have time to answer for you when you go in to see him/her. I hope it will come to pass.

Pat Roth
Pat Roth 2009-12-09 18:21:11 -0600 Report

Frankly, other Drs opinions worries me, as they don't all agree and we may end up even more confused if they conflict with our own Drs opinions. PR

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