As health care providers, despite our knowledge and empathy of patient experiences, we may become distanced from the day-to-day life of coping with chronic diseases such as diabetes. Host Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes Dr. Svetlana Katsnelson, an Endocrinology Fellow from Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York to discuss her experience in living the life of patient with diabetes for one week. Dr. Katsnelson provides a "behind-the-scenes" account that led her to better understand how patients cope with strict timelines for eating and medicating, as well as complying with complicated devices that monitor blood glucose levels. Through this brief journey, Dr. Katsnelson came into greater awareness for how difficult it is to live with diabetes.
Download and listen today!