Is Doctor Empathy the Best Rx?

Erin Mitchell has met her share of doctors. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 8, Mitchell, now 40, visits at least three times a year to stay on top of her condition. "There are some doctors who act like patients exist only to be fixed," said Mitchell, who has "fired" more than one doctor for treating her like a case instead of a person. Mitchell works in public relations in St. Petersburg, Fla., which keeps her on her toes and leaves her little time to think about blood glucose and...Full Story
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