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He’ll be right in to see you

"He'll be right in to see you." “He’ll be right in to see you.”

“He’ll be right in to see you.”

      Your doctor appointment is scheduled for 5:30 PM and at 5:25 PM some very nice 30-something “small-business office attractive” receptionist leans into the waiting room calling out your name. For a nanosecond you think you’ve spotted flirtation in her eyes when […]

Patient’s Most Valuable Tool is still The Question

The Question is the patient's most valuable tool The health CARE Burden has now shifted from Doctor to Patient

Patient Questions

Doctor, can you please spell the name of that disease?  Is it chronic?  What are my treatment options?  Should I be seeing a specialist or are you the doctor to treat me?  Should I seek a second-opinion?  Are there additional […]

Participating in “crohn’s disease – The Movie”

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One of the charitable purposes of the 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Charitable Foundation I started (i.e., the Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol or “CDWP” for short) is raising mainstream awareness about Crohn’s Disease, its broad spectrum, the severity of its more pervasive cases and the Catch-22 nature of its most effective treatments.  Through various endeavors of the CDWP, we want to communicate […]

“Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol” (“CDWP”) T-shirts NOW Available FOR Purchase!

 

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While the formal Medstartr.com CDWP” T-shirt Fundraising Campaign won’t start until next week (i.e., approx. Monday, February 18, 2013), you can purchase these beautiful CDWP T-shirts NOW for $25.00 EACH (that includes all Shipping and Handling charges for orders shipped within the 48 Continental United States.)  For International folks, there is a $12.00 additional Shipping […]

Announcing “Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol”

In one of my favorite “West Wing” episodes, (Season 2, December 20, 2000, 32 Noël), the White House Chief of Staff character Leo McGarry (played by the late John Spencer) tells White House Deputy Chief of Staff character Josh Lyman (played by Bradley Whitford) the following story as he tries to help him address his Post-Traumatic Stress symptoms from a shooting he was […]

Interview w/ CEO of Wego Health – “Empowering Health Activists to help Others”

The motto above comes from the company Wego Health which counts among its primary assets, “Patient Influencers,” whom they empower to help bring about positive change in both the business and practice of Medicine.  I am one of those “Patient Influencers” for “Crohn’s Disease” and “Managing Chronic Illness,” and I recently had the privilege of interviewing its CEO, Jack Barrette, at a […]

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