What is a referral? Diabetes Home Visiting the Doctor Tips for visiting the doctor Signs of diabetes What will the doctor ask you? What do I say to the doctor? I am nervous about seeing the doctor. What do I do? You go to the doctor. You have diabetes. Did going to the doctor fix your problem? You are not happy with your doctor What is a referral? Some health workers know lots about 1 part of your body. Your doctor some times tells you to see other health workers. They will give you a referral. A referral is a letter. It tells health workers what your doctor wants to know. When you get a referral you can ask Why you need to see the health worker What the health worker will look at How you will pay for it Back Diabetes Home This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.