Patient Stories

Shared Medical Appointments Offer Extra Support for Diabetes Patients

Lynn resident Scott Barlow, 48, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes 10 years ago and, by his own admission, didn’t take the news too seriously. “I tried to cut back on soda and stay away from sweets, but I wasn’t very well informed on nutrition and really did the bare minimum,” he says. A truck driver who worked long, physically demanding 12-hour shifts, Barlow says that he tended to eat on the run, which meant a lot of unhealthy fast food. Read more

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