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patient revolution

Plan Your Conversation.

Diabetes Advocacy March 28, 2017 4 Comments

“Do you understand everything we’ve talked about?” Nods. “Do you have any questions?” Shoot.  I did, on the ride up here.  I had a whole pile of concerns and questions, but they disappeared awkwardly upon sitting in this chair.  And sometimes, even when I remember what I wanted to ask, I end up somehow caught up in the flurry of discussing medications,…

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Diabetes Research: My Evolution Toward a Patient Revolution.

Guest Diabetes Blogger, Healthcare November 10, 2015 5 Comments

I like Dr. Victor Montori.  He’s a Mayo Clinic diabetes doctor and researcher who is working for a patient revolution – versus healthcare corruption – and for treatments that fit patients properly.  He and I are part of a PCORI team looking at user-centered design and the development of patient decision aids, and I had the chance to meet with…

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