I had my endo appointment today. It was a phenomenal experience.
As you may recall, I interviewed the endo a few months ago. Today was my first actual appointment with her.
I sent her some topics to discuss a week prior to the appointment. She did not waste any time with silly talk about things like dosing or carbs or…diabetes. Really, we went right to the list and had a great exchange of information about the topics.
It lacked the somewhat typical doctor/patient dynamic of talking down to the patient, or being so much smarter than the patient.
It was a genuine information exchange on a very even level between us. She was great! It was a wonderful discussion. I like her a lot.
Before meeting with the doctor, the assistant lady came in to do the height / weight / A1C / blood pressure stuff. That was funny. She asked for my pump, and I told her that I don’t do pump downloads.
The assistant lady was puzzled, and asked me, “If you don’t let the doctor download your pump, how do you manage your blood sugar?”.
And I answered, “Quite well.”
Anyway, it was a great experience today. I encourage everyone to do endo shopping. I am going back to see mine. She is a keeper.
For those of you interested in the home A1C tests, I ran one to compare. They were only 0.10 points apart, which I think is great for a home test. I always like to do the home test before the appointment, so I know how cocky I can be.