How real-world experience is preparing me for clinical rotations

By: Michael Sutton, Fellow 2016-2017, The DO

I wish I understood diabetes so that I could control it rather than it control me,” “Sally” told me last week. “Sally” is a patient at the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. Like many diabetic patients at the Day Center, “Sally” was overwhelmed and confused about her diabetes diagnosis.

As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and osteopathic medical student at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa (OSU-COM), I had the opportunity to design a diabetes education program at Day Center for hundreds of patients just like “Sally.” Read more here.