.... 'majority of the community'........ only if the community lets them get away with it..
There was a time when doctors would not have to explain anything to patients.. now they are more then happy to do so.. but change comes at a cost, to everyone.. and takes enormous stay power to accomplish it. (sledgehammer methods) Most people give in to the pressure of money, prestige or age.. Dr D has endured both WITH the help of us all who encourage him as much as we encourage each other to give CHANGE a chance..
even being willing to make changes, I was not willing to adopt the label diabetes, even though I wanted to beat the stigma/label/condition, I still for years did not get to 'comprehend' all the changes needed. "I" do not ascribe to ME the common understanding about pancreas and whatever, to this day I am looking for anything that will point in the direction of fixing the intestines, and then the diabetes will get fixed also..
I have no real bases for this but gut level that is where I am headed. It is taking me years 15 to fight it.. and now 15 to fix it.. is that change? I hope that some day science will show up and agree! BTD is the first step for sure, and study of the subject is the constant.. yes it is change, but more so internally, slowly 'agreeing' that something has to happen to make the label go away..
sometimes I am only left with