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Unacceptable behaviour at annual review

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by diabeticguy, May 6, 2015.

  1. Nimster

    Nimster Type 1 · Member

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    I got accused by my diabetic consultant that was I eating too many hamburgers and not taking my insulin o_O i told my gp that i wanted to change hospitals because it was unacceptable but they told me to remain with this hospital. So now I dread going to see the consultant for my check up :/
     
  2. christi99

    christi99 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    See... now how is that type of treatment toward you going to help you at all?! I assume the accusations were wrong, based on your post, but either way people need support not punishment, admonishment or shaming. Yes, support can also include reviewing dietary or insulin management, but no one wants to be shamed. It is human nature to avoid what is humiliating or worse- inaccurate accusations. I can understand why you dread going. Perhaps you could share with your consultant your feeling about this and ask that instead you both could work as a team instead of being treated with little respect. You ultimately have to live with your disease and the outcome of the management, so it really would serve you to be able to work with someone you feel comfortable with. Best of luck- I know how you feel :)
     
  3. graj0

    graj0 · Guest

    Not worth "consulting" with a . . . . . . . . like that, it's a waste of your time, but probably allows the consultant to mouth off.
     
  4. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    You are entitled to "2nd opinions". Effectively asking to go to a different hospital is asking for a 2nd opinion and cannot be refused...
     
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  5. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    He sounds a not very understanding type..... hope you have better joy next time you go to see him :(
     
  6. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    If only life were that simple!

    Oh, and just a heads up - that comment kind of leans towards diabulimia, which is a serious condition. As serious as anorexia or bulimia.
     
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