I think I need to vent and if anyone has a suggestion, please share.
I was diagnosed as diabetic about 10 years ago. In that time my previous doctor and I discovered that I'm allergic to every artificial sweetener. Splenda, Equal, Sweet N Low, etc all cause large blisters on the inside of my mouth and my throat to close up. The diabetes nutritionist I was sent to said that I could use "real" sugar in moderation, which I do on occasion and I have also tried using Stevia. I started seeing a new endo recently (because the other doctor retired) and the first thing he did was insist that I cannot possibly be allergic to Splenda and the other sweeteners and that it was "all in my head." I left the appointment feeling like I wasn't listened to and that he honestly didn't care if I had an allergic reaction or not. This man is the only endo for over 200 miles and I do not drive. I'm not sure if I want to cry, scream or what.
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