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From Oakland, California, USA:

How can we locate an English speaking doctor in Paris who can treat a 12-year-old type 1 (recently diagnosed) child in an emergency, especially in the month of August when many Parisians are on vacation?


The best way to find a doctor in a foreign country is to contact the U.S. Embassy in the capital upon arrival in country. The Embassy will have a list of English-speaking doctors in the area.


Additional comments from Virginia Valentine, diabetes nurse specialist:

You could check the ADA professional directory: many members are from all over the world and you would be getting a name of someone who specializes in diabetes.


Original posting 11 Sep 1999
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