Healthy Living

Taking Control of Diabetes

Doctors are there for guidance

It is not the doctor's position to command, it is their duty to provide medical assistance when necessary. Mistakes can always occur in the medical world due to not only human error, but also a deficit of physician to patient communication. From a larger perspective, “with all of the steps involved in diabetes care, it is perhaps no surprise that about 80% of people with diabetes experience at least one error in their diabetes care over the course of any one year. Knowing about some of the most common sorts of errors in diabetes care can help you learn to avoid them.”

Most diagnostic results are based on an examination of observations, assumptions, symptoms and past medical records. Overall, a medical diagnosis is an educated guess based on patterns surrounding the human body. This makes every piece of information valuable to the physician, so that information must be shared for an accurate medical reading.