Saturday, January 08, 2011

There are times when more is not merrier.... 

Got this link from the latest CFIDS newsletter. Finally, acknowledgment that many with chronic illness in fact have concurrent ailments:

HHS issues new strategic framework on multiple chronic conditions

I am glad someone is looking into this. When you have nine doctors (I used to) and 13 daily medications (I still do), it is really easy to end up in situations where one specialist doesn't understand how a disease outside their field of study affects the ailment they're treating you for and/or for prescriptions to be written for meds that contraindicate something you're already taking. Yes, it is as complicated as it sounds.

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