July 16, 2018

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Foot: Rollercoaster to Insane Nightmare
I looked at my blog this AM and just saw it has been a month since I last posted.  After my last post, I saw the doctor at Pittsburgh wound center.  I told him that I wanted to try antibiotics and not surgery.  They made arrangements for me to ge (More)
Foot Rollercoaster: Osteomyelitis, Idiots and Hard Decisions
As some of you know, I have been dealing with what started as a minor foot ulcer last April. I started having problems with an infection last fall and it seems like it has been downhill ever since. When I was on antibiotics, I felt better and my foot (More)
Hospital Nightmare and Escape!
I ended up in the hospital with an infected foot. Last Friday, I went to get some NPH insulin because I still didn’t have good Levemir. Novo Nordisk replaced the 2nd bad box with the same lot number and that was also bad. They wouldn’t ship it Friday (More)
More Lying Doctors and I Am Fuming!
The manager knocked on my door with a big envelope - they put some of my mail in her box. My records finally came from the doctor that I had to file a complaint with both the attorney general’s office and the PA licensing board in order to get them. (More)
Some Good, Some Bad and Letter to Doctor
I am participating in Wego Health’s National Health Blog Post Month. I am not using the prompts again today. Today is the last day! Not sure how I mad it with all the crap stuff going on, but somehow I made it. I have an appointment to go back to (More)
A Health Moment I Regret
I am participating in Wego Health’s National Health Blog Post Month. Today’s topic is, “A health moment I regret ...” I am also participating in Mike Durbin of More)
Bone Scan and Foot Update
Since I have been doing the NHBPM, I haven’t been talking about what is going on with my foot. When I saw my doctor on November 5th, he had the results back from the MRI and they were inconclusive. They said that they couldn’t say that I had osteomye (More)
A Patient’s Perspective: My Foot Five Years Later
It is coming up on the 5 year anniversary of when my foot finally closed 100% - the wound itself was a two year process. I can’t even say for sure which day that it totally c (More)
My Diabetic Foot Wound - the Aftermath
After two years, my foot was finally 100% closed.  I was given the go-ahead to start using my treadmill again.  Life couldn’t be better, right? Well, it is!  There have b (More)
My Diabetic Foot Wound - The End, Sort Of
I was admitted to the hospital in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, March 7, 2006.  The following day, the podiatrist (the doctor that the vascular surgeon wanted to see me), came in to ta (More)
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