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Laughed at for wanting test strips

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by bopeep12300, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. lisa1111

    lisa1111 Prediabetes · Newbie

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    She sat there & actually laughed at me as if I was stupid. :( I'm fuming. How dare she?[/QUOTE]

    First, realize it's not personal: Your GP's uses dismissal & abuse to put you on defense to hide the fact tht she's incompetent. It's difficult, but try to use your anger to spur you to FIND A NEW GP. Even if she were correct, she could explain it rather than dismiss you. Being that nasty is meant to shut you up to make her job simpler; imagine if you were in crisis & you'd either be too intimidated to ask for help OR you'd be on the verge of coma as she laughed hysterically because she didn't know what to do & didn't want to bother. Remember, it's NOT YOU, keep speaking up for yourself. Docs like that should be jailed, in my opinion. You've gotten some good replies here, so I'll leave it at that.
  2. lynn007

    lynn007 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    yes he is lovely I love him so much and he is spoilt too
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