Life with chronic illness often includes numerous health care providers which carries it’s own challenge. A collaborative health care team can enhance and improve your life whereas mismatch with even one doctor can have serious or even life threatening results. According to a 2010 Practice Fusion survey, patients average 18.7 different doctors. For those with […]
Are you frustrated or afraid to go to the ER? I am on both accounts. My fear and reluctance of an ER visit rank close to my feelings on going to the dentist. But the stakes of skipping the ER are much higher, and could be deadly. Friday evening ER visit with a brand new […]
Oh, the irony…I recently shared the article Logistic Toxicity, An Unmeasured Burden Of Healthcare – Forbes, about Logistic Toxicity – the administrative burden of health care. The countless hours spent on the phone with doctor offices, pharmacies and insurance companies. The burden is real, unrelenting and unpredictable. Today I’m researching ways to contact the FDA because […]
Easter Eggs, Crafts and Activities KWFA Tips to Safely Celebrate Easter with Food Allergies – includes school resources, how to celebrate, egg dying alternatives and Easter basket alternatives to food. Eating With Food Allergies – Allergy Free Easter – includes crafts, fun allergy free foods for easter, allergy safe candy plus non-food treats.
A friend’s son has EoE (eosinophilic esophagitis) which requires frequent endoscopies to monitor the disease and treatment. Her son had a hard time recovering from his last scope and anesthesia but she had no idea why. Why was this time so different than the previous 10+ scopes? The Hidden Drug Shortage This article, “Drug Shortages […]