Health knowledge made personal
WellPage for What To Expect At The Start Rheumatology Appointment
+ Bookmark › Share
Go
Search posts:

What To Expect At The Start Rheumatology Appointment - Articles

Rheumatology and Nephrology appointments tomorrow by Florence F. Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Jun 2011 12:56pm Tomorrow i'll be going to my rheumatology appointment at 9am, then I have my nephrology appointment at 1pm. Somewhere in between there, I'll get my x-rays done for my up and coming ortho appointment. Tomorrow will be my last appointment with Dr. Fortin. I'm pretty sad about that. Dr. Fortin is such a great guy. I was going to make him c ... Read on »
Hello, my name is Mrs. Bubba and I've been in denial. by Gabriela R. Health Maven Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:48pm This turned into a long post, much longer than I expected. Everyone: "Hello Mrs. Bubba." I have been in denial, and no it's not a river in Egypt, for over 4 years. My struggle with denial began in March 2004. I began having unusual knee pain. At the time I had been dancing (Aztec dance) for almost eight years. I had previously dislocated ... Read on »
Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 4:21pm Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page 2 Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories Advancing Excellence in Health Care www.ahrq.gov Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health IT Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page 3 Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page i Using Health IT: Eigh ... Read on »
Optic Neuritis: Western Medicine – Helpful or Harmful? by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 5:58pm OK – Here’s part 2 in my Optic Neuritis story.  This is how my health care providers have been “providing care.”  Am I a happy, well-taken-care-of patient.  Unfortunately, NO.  I’ve never been so frustrated with physicians  and the medical system in my life! I really do try to give people the benefit of the doubt, but in the last 7 months m ... Read on »
New Appointments to the Board by Jon Porter Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm Gov. Rick Perry has appointed David Baucom of Sulphur Springs to the Texas Medical Board for a term to expire April 13, 2009. Mr. Baucom is president of Baucom Insurance Services Inc. He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, a founding director of First American Mortgage Company and a past director of First American Bank. He ... Read on »
Tune in to the Live Lupus Chat on 5/28: Medication Management - by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:31pm Join the LFA Webchat on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 for the "Medication Management & Lupus" chat with guest expert Dr. Joan T. Merrill on Wed., May 28, at 3 p.m. Eastern, and get your questions answered. About the Guest Expert: Joan T. Merrill, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Lupus Foundation of America. She is currently Hea ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 16 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 May 2009 10:35pm Obama Names NYC Health Chief Frieden to Lead CDC President Barack Obama on Friday named New York City health commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden to head the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frieden, whose appointment does not require Senate confirmation, would take over the embattled agency next month, The New York Times reporte ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 18 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:36pm Obama Names NYC Health Chief Frieden to Lead CDC President Barack Obama on Friday named New York City health commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden to head the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frieden, whose appointment does not require Senate confirmation, would take over the embattled agency next month, The New York Times reporte ... Read on »
Lupus Research Findings by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Nov 2011 8:33pm Below are highlights of patient-focused research from Hospital for Special Surgery that will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in Chicago, from November 5-9. This information was forwarded to me by the Hospital for Special Surgery. I have pasted it verbatim, minus the room locations for ... Read on »
11April 5, 2010The New Rheumatologist by Lana B. Facebook Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 12:00am Last week was my appointment with my new rheumatologist. The reason I decided that I needed a new rheumy was because the previous one never heard a word that came of my mouth. When I expressed my concerns, she would either ignore them or change the subject. Moreover, another issue I had with rheumy was that she never encouraged me to f ... Read on »