Turn on the TV and zap through the
channels and the chances are you'll come across an
infallible doctor - either a talking head such as
"Dr Phil" or one of the good looking fictional
doctors of House, ER, Grey's Anatomy
et al who, in a mere 60 minutes including commercial
breaks and side-plots, manage to diagnose and cure
the most obscure of illnesses. Reality is a little
different - doctors are supposed to be emotionally
neutral and even-handed with every patient; they're
explore every avenue before reaching their
considered opinion - but at the end of the day, they're just fallible humans like the rest of us,
working in an extraordinarily stressful field - and,
as a result, get about 15% of their diagnoses wrong.
How Doctors Think ...
*Celiac disease, which effects an estimated 1 in 133 Americans, is an autoimmune disease which prevents the body from absorbing nutrients. It is triggered by gluten, found in most grains; thus a high carb diet is absolutely the worst thing for a person with celiac disease.
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