A visit to the doctor’s office, even for a routine exam or procedure, can be intimidating. It’s easy to forget that, although doctors have the benefit of years of medical training, they may not always take the time to listen, or may not understand the things that are important to their patience. There is often a delicate balance between receiving quality care from medical professionals and practicing good self-care. In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we focus on why it is important to be your own health advocate, and we share some ways to do this.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
Resources Used for this Episode:
- Vegetarian Protein Foods
- Be Your Own Health Advocate
- 6 Ways to Be Your Own Health Advocate
- The Vegan Diet How-To Guide for Diabetes
- Be Your Own Advocate (If You Don’t, Who Will?)
- How To Defend Your Vegan Diet To Your Skeptical Doctor
- Yes, Doctor, I am a Vegan: Finding a Health Care Provider You Can Work With
Recipe of the Week
Quotes of the Week
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa