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Type 1 diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi is there an endocrinologist in this site
Doctor :  
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes sure we have an expert specialist on our panel. Let me explain to you how it works
User :   can we chat with them
Doctor :   I am a general physician and i can help and guide you within my expertise , but in case you want to speak to a Endocrinologist, you have two options 1) you can arrange for a phone call with him at the time specified by you
Doctor :   2 ) You can email your query to him and he will reply with all your answers
User :   ok
User :   do you have any experiance with type 1 diabetes
Doctor :   Now there is a fee for this service and if you go for the specialist opinion service than you THIS chat mobey will be refunded back
User :   do you have any experiance with tpe 1 diabetes
Doctor :   i can only help you within my expertise please go ahead i will try my best to guide you
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender please ?
User :   well i have been having problem eating since 2 years. Having to give myself shot scared me so i eat low carb. ut lost lots of weight 30 lbs. then my controle became erratic. 1 unit would drop me twice what it did before. i would drop without explanation. it bacame hard to dose my lantus since its a pourcentage of your total daily dose and some days i would only eat 1 meal. so is the key of getting back on trac is simply eating
User :   27 male
Doctor :   You do have to realize that the only way type 1 can be controlled is thru insulin
User :   i know
Doctor :   what you are doing can actually be more damaging to your health
User :   i know
Doctor :   have you not shown to a physician before ?
User :   yes but its hard to have an appointement
Doctor :   I am afraid but the fact remains you need to get your self evaluated, esp with type 1 you need shots of insulin , now we have so advanced systems that you don't even realize you are taking a shot
User :   k
User :   thAnks
Doctor :   Your welcome and i can assure you that even the specialist would have advised you the same
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye
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