Ask Tony and Diane Series: Benefits of Having Loved Ones at Endocrinologist Appointments

Posted by tony on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 16:31 in

In a series of 12 episodes, diabetes community leaders and husband and wife Tony and Diane Cervati are addressing various topics focusing on relationship and family dynamics with diabetes. Tony, founder of the Type1Rider organization, has been living with type 1 diabetes for 37 years. Diane, founder of the Blue Heel Society, met Tony shortly after her son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2010.

In the 11th episode, Tony and Diane discuss endocrinologist appointments. Should significant others and parents join their loved ones with diabetes to their visits to the doctor? What are the benefits of having a loved one come along for the appointment?

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