Tagged with diabetes

Parenting by lying

Recently a couple of friends posted a link to an NBC news article titled  “Chinese parents bigger fibbers than American ones”.  It’s a survey-based study administered to  American parents (of various ethnic backgrounds including Asian Americans and Caucasians) and parents in China, asking if the parents had ever intentionally told their child an misleading false … Continue reading

Awkward

A patient with diabetes called a couple of days ago to make an urgent appointment.  Due to some scheduling issues/trying to accommodate to her travel plans,  I had my assistant overbook the patient into my lunch break. This morning, about 1.5 hours before the appointment, the patient called to cancel because “her daughter was sick … Continue reading

Practice what I preach, not what I do.

Disclaimer:  This post is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice.  In my line of work, I end up seeing a lot of patients with diabetes and weight issues. I often wonder if the patients are actually listening and following through with my recommendations.  Most of the time, I think people’s eyes just … Continue reading