Tag Archives: Doctor

Dad’s Results are Encouraging

Last time I wrote, I was waiting for results of dad’s blood tests and the visit to a specialist.  He has been dizzy regularly and was severely anemic on the blood test of a week before. Today I have more … Continue reading

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Dad Returns for his Checkup

I took dad to see one of his specialists this past week.  It was raining hard when we went and we were soaked just getting inside.  Dad had a good exam and doesn’t need to be seen again for another … Continue reading

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Health Checkup and Discussion of Dad’s Health

I saw my physician the other day for my annual checkup and to continue follow up to some chronic issues.  We talked about my blood labs and the fact that many of my blood tests were not in the normal … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Your Parent’s Doctor

Some of you have asked how you can speak with your parent’s physician or go to the doctor’s office with them.  This all depends on the age and mental capacity of your parents.  If your parents are young and/or mentally able … Continue reading

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