MS patient ‘punished’ after controversial treatment

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MS patient ‘punished’ after controversial treatment

Postby erinc14 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:22 am

A Dartmouth woman with multiple sclerosis claims she is being denied a check-up with a vein specialist in Nova Scotia after undergoing a controversial treatment in Europe.

The health minister says it shouldn't be a problem for her to see someone, but Karen Clarke said she feels punished by the medical community.

These days the 59-year-old says she has renewed energy, one of the benefits — she credits — of a controversial treatment for MS.

“The numbness is gone out of my feet…I died and went to heaven. It's just fantastic,” she said ... hment.html
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Re: MS patient ‘punished’ after controversial treatment

Postby Cece » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:24 am

She wanted a follow-up ultrasound to see if her veins were still open a year and a half after the procedure. She was denied and told to see a neurologist. An access to care failure.
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Re: MS patient ‘punished’ after controversial treatment

Postby blossom » Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:51 pm

really, really dirty and rotten and shame on them all from the top of the line down.
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