#20 Alternative Treatments

Let’s talk about Alternative Treatments today. Tom is blind and you can’t change that with alternative treatments of any kind. But there are two things I do for Thomas that could be considered “alternative.” Green TeaA couple years ago I read this article, “New Evidence That Green Tea May Help Fight Glaucoma and Other Eye Diseases.”  This study showed that…

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#19 Questions for Others (Guest Post – Faith)

Today’s prompt challenges me to write about questions I have for other patients. I love to learn from others who have blind and visually impaired children. I often do that on Thomas Marshall Does It All by featuring guest posts by parents. Today I am featuring Faith, a sweet three-year old from St. Louis who…

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#17 Physician Relationships

Today I wrote my own prompt. (What can I say? I’m a rebel.) Physician relationshipsTom has a lot of doctors. His pediatrician and his ophthalmologists are currently our main players. I think a key part of getting good care is being a good patient and establishing a good relationship with your physicians. That means showing…

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#15 Why Healthcare Companies/Professionals Use Social Media?

Welcome to day #15 of the blogging challenge! Today’s topic is:  Why Healthcare Companies/Professionals Should Use Social Media The healthcare industry has to be on social media because everyone else is already there. People expect to be able to access information at any time. Having a social media presence on Facebook is now as important as…

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#14 How to Deal with Negative Feedback from the Community

Today is day #14 of the blogging challenge! Today’s prompt is: “How to Deal with Negative Feedback from the Community.” Give me your comments. I can take em’! I have been pretty lucky so far. I have never really gotten “slapped down” by the blindness community. I do find myself aligning more with the NFB (National…

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