Doctor-Patient Interaction Focus of 6th Annual Mackay Forum

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From left: Katie Weinger, Ed.D., R.N., of Joslin, Mark Peyrot, Ph.D., of Loyola University Maryland, and Martin Abrahamson, M.D. of Joslin

When patients and doctors can engage in honest conversation, that’s when care is at its best. That was the take-home message of “What People Think About Diabetes, Why It Matters, and What Can Be Done,” the 6th Annual Harriet Mackay Forum (named for the first diabetes educator, who worked under Dr. Elliott P. Joslin).

Mark Peyrot, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Loyola University delivered the physician-centric lecture. He focused on showing doctors and other health care providers how they can better communicate with their patients to achieve best results from care.

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2 Responses to Doctor-Patient Interaction Focus of 6th Annual Mackay Forum

  1. linda buzogany says:

    If your staff would like a way to understand the experience of the diabetic family, this book will do it (and PS. always ask about sleep).
    http://www.amazon.com/The-Superman-Years-Emotional-Diabetes/dp/1469986809/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_t_2

  2. manish kumar says:

    Dear sit , i am manish kumar . i would like inform to you i am suffring from blood sugat problem last 8 month . Presently i am not takng any medicine . my age is only 28. Now just i have need of your guilines how to control my blood sugar . Now my blood sugar is 215 in fasting . i hope soon you will put reply as soon as possible .. thanx

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