Down Syndrome-Too bad his name wasn’t Up
Head over to our blog post at https://mparley.ca/blog-2/ to listen to a great video from a child with Down Syndrome! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2022/03/21/down-syndrome-too-bad-his-name-wasnt-up/
March 22, 2022
M Parley’s Quick Start Guide to Understanding Your Medication
We did a previous series on tips for understanding your diagnosis and what questions you should ask your doctor to help you understand! But what good is understanding the diagnosis without understanding the treatment right?! Many times, treatment involves medication. People are often quite suspicious or concerned about medications and this is understandable. So here is M Parley's Quick Start Guide to Understanding Your Medication! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2021/11/04/m-parleys-quick-start-guide-to-understanding-your-medication/
November 04, 2021
But the Vaccines don’t “prevent” COVID-19
“If I can still get COVID why should I take the vaccine. Aren’t vaccines supposed to prevent the disease?” So, let’s unpack this! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2021/08/13/but-the-vaccines-dont-prevent-covid-19/
August 13, 2021
Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 3
The final episode in this mini series! 10 questions to ask your doctor to understand your illness! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2021/07/30/doctor-i-dont-understand-pt-3/
July 31, 2021
Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 2
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2021/07/09/doctor-i-dont-understand-pt-2/ Better outcomes of an illness derive from patient motivation and patient motivation is best come by through knowledge. A patient who truly understands his/her diagnosis is more likely to understand the treatment and therefore more likely to commit to it with a positive attitude which makes all the difference. So to this end we started our ten question guide to asking you doctor questions to understanding your illness.
July 10, 2021
Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 1 A 10 Question Guide for Asking Your Doctor Questions to Understand your Illness!
Understanding your illness plays a big role in motivating you to adhere to treatment and produce better health outcomes! Sometimes you don't know what questions to ask to start to understand! This guide helps you with that! This episode is also available as a blog post: http://mparley.ca/2021/06/23/doctor-i-dont-understand-pt-1/ Look out for parts 2 and 3!
June 24, 2021
Diagnosis Denial- Reasons for it and How to Overcome it to Prevent Poor Outcomes
Understanding in essential but denial is detrimental! In our first episode of our Patient Tip series we talk through diagnosis denial and how to overcome it! Also available on our Parley Blog! https://mparley.ca/2021/06/09/diagnosis-denial/ Stay tuned for more Patient Tips! Dr Makini McGuire-Brown M Parley Sensible Talk!
June 10, 2021