Are You A REAL Doctor?

Are You A REAL Doctor?

HI, Everybody! Happy Weekend! Today I’d like to share with you a comment from a reader of The Rise and Fall of Weight Gain and Prednisone. This article is the most commented-on post on the blog – for good reason. So many people, innocent, law-abiding citizens,...

A Case of Chronic Denial – via NYTimes.com

…the [Center for Disease Control] orchestrated a jocular referendum by mail among a handful of academics to come up with a name for it. The group settled on “chronic fatigue syndrome” — the use of “syndrome” rather than “disease” suggested a psychiatric rather...

How Do You “Fire” A Doctor?

A Question for the Chronic Illness WranglerFrom Donia Schloot:How do you “fire” a doctor. Is it simply going to another doctor, or is it with an explanation before leaving? Craziest thing is that I’ve had to shop around for docs a lot. My medical records are like...

A Note From Caregiver Land

I love how the Internet introduces you to the most interesting people. Because Therese Borchard published an interview with me on Psych Central, 5 Rules for Living With Chronic Illness: An Interview with Dr. Aletta, Anne Watson Barber wrote this comment:"A very...