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I assume you've found one by now, since it's been years since your comment! But for other people coming along . . . If you're having trouble finding an endocrinologist in your area, I'm thinking you might want to try a *video* meeting with one outside your area. I don't know if doctors are typically ok with that, but it's just a thought if you haven't thought of it yet. I'll be having my first endocrinologist visit ever in October (she's booked out that far!) and it will be a video visit. She's in my area, though. I think it might be more accepted lately (2022) because of continuing Covid precautions.

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Good idea. Also, if you can get a referral from your PCP, that can expedite matters. My PCP was fine with my requesting referral to an endocrinologist to consult about osteopenia 'just in case' it becomes osteoporosis. It's really important to look at all the drug choices as it can be important to plan a long-term care plan. And, if you start with certain drugs, others can later be less effective or preclude some options that you would like to consider. So considering a treatment plan before it's seriously needed can provide some apprrciated peace of mind. And you can change it if better drug options come on the market. And this gives you time to 'interview' a specialist before you actually need one and hopefully find a great doctor on the first try…