Re: [MOL] Beav! [02198] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Beav!



Thanks Chris, I didn't see it and that doesn't surprise me at all. They have
people go through ckinical trials and then tell them they can't have that trtmt.
after it has been approved by fda. Yep, that's politics!!

CCR417@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 08/26/2000 8:55:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> beav76@uswest.net writes:
>
> > Thanks Lillian; I seem to be running into a wall with the docs., when Bucky
> > was>  sick with pnuemonia I asked that he have a blood test and find out
> why he
> > was so>  weak and the dr. said that was to be expected with his disease and
> he didn't>  need any blood tests. 2 mos. later they found pnuemonia in e.r.
> when I took
> > him>  in for coughing up blood and short of breath. I'm really frustrated
> with
> > them.>  He is on state ins. and medicare. I don't know if that is why we
> are not
> > getting>  very good trtmt. or if I'm not much of an advocate for him or
> what. I try to
> > be.>  I will request this test. Last week I requested that he see a
> dermatologist.
> > I>  will call on Mon. and see how that is going........again
> thankyou....Beav
> BEAV, if you didn't see it already, you MUST check out Dateline - and review
> their show this past week (or late last week) about people without insurance.
>  In some ways, it does apply also to people with inadequate insurance (like
> my HMO) and my father's insurance keeps making cuts and are threatening to
> cut off certain cancer treatments - one of them being thalidomide (very, very
> expensive - about $700 for 20 days).  dateline@msnbc.com    -chris
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