Why are Second Opinions Important?

Why are second opinions important? They can reduce your risk of misdiagnosis and help you get the best care and outcome possible. Let’s face it – it’s overwhelming and scary to be diagnosed with a serious illness.

But what if your doctor is wrong? What if he/she determines you have one condition when you actually have another? Or perhaps your doctor tells you there is nothing wrong with you, but that’s not true.

Continue reading Why are Second Opinions Important? at ZaggoCare.

Roberta Carson President of Zaggo, Inc.

I started Zaggo, a nonprofit organization, to help patients and family caregivers manage illnesses and injuries, after caring for my teenage son Zachary during his 27-month battle with terminal brain cancer. My caregiving experience led to a passion for helping patients and family caregivers be engaged, empowered members of their medical teams to help them get the best healthcare and outcomes possible.

I have won several awards for my work, including a recent "Visionary Award" from Caregiving.com, and a "Website of the Year Caring Award" from Caregiving Years Training Academy.

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