A bariatric nurse can’t answer this?

On 3/5/2013 8:02 PM, wrote:
> You’re kidding right? My PCP hands off most of this to the office because its not really his forte. They are used to seeing other things. Not that he doesn’t try very hard, but just he has no idea where to start.
> I’m the one telling them what to run, blood work and all. Unless another doc tells me to or I’m reading and then watching signs for stuff (like my iron levels).
> Months ago I tried for an internist. The only one I could get after a bunch of “not taking new patients”, and have been on his ‘call’ list for months, just called today for an appt. I don’t mean in the next 2 weeks either. I tried for an FP and she’s booked until mid June.

*** Here is where I was told to ask my PCP by the bariatric nurse.

> —–Original Message—–
> Sent: Monday, March 04, 2013 2:21 PM
> Subject: advice on supplement
> Any idea on good potassium supplements that work for us (brand or type or certain mg/mcg)? I know the Flintstones may not be working for me.
> Potassium was low, it will take a few days for my regular doc to retest and get results back to me. In meantime, may as well just take supplements. Doggone bananas must be losing their mojo or something …
> Thanks!


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