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Thyroid Warrior Podcast

Oct 7, 2021

Today's episode is giving you an actual example of how social determinants of health can impact someone's care.

 
For me, we have to have a more broad conversation about care. It's not solely on race. If we could focus more on how similar we are despite our experiences and differences.
 
Yes, health disparities...


Sep 17, 2021

Health disparities aren't something that impact people of color. Each of us are impacted in different ways.

This podcast episode is going to begin the process of exploring how we can all recognize how each of us has much more in common from the perspective of access to care. Today, I will be introducing the basics of...


Aug 20, 2021

I cannot stress the importance of having a filing system in place to keep track of your health information.

It is key that you take the time to get your after visit summary printed as well as your records together. Utilize your electronic patient portal if you have one and don't be afraid to ask questions.

I always...


Aug 12, 2021

We are continuing the conversation about health literacy, but this time the focus is on what's called limited English proficiency.

Being able to understand what is being discussed with you is key, especially if English is not your first language. 

In this podcast episode, I also discuss why a medical interpreter may be...


Jul 30, 2021

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In this podcast episode, we are starting he process of discussing health literacy, which is a very important topic!

We often miss opportunities to truly understand concepts when we don't fully grasp what is being told to us during our healthcare visits.

For...