Diabetes Specialists Anchorage AK

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Alaska Podiatry Group, LLC and Alaska Foot La
(907) 561-2213
4048 Laurel St # 204
Anchorage, AK

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Lyn Dyles, M.D.
(907) 333-4633
310 K Street
Anchorage, AK
Business
Anchorage Psychiatric Consulting
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Most insurance plans in Alaska provide coverage for psychiatric services. Please check with your carrier for information specific to your policy.

Doctor Information
Residency Training: University of Washington Hospitals Program, Seattle WA
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX, 1985
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Psychiatric Association American Medical Association American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Awards: Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists, Consumers Research Council -- 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill -- 1993
Languages Spoken: English

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Chiropractic Neurology Associates
(907) 276-3054
2401 E 42nd Ave # 204
Anchorage, AK

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Darrell Peterson
(907) 345-7722
12350 Industry Way
Anchorage, AK
Business
Huffman Family Dentistry
Specialties
Dentistry & Orthodontics

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Winfield Scott Kiester, DO
(907) 562-7643
5001 Arctic Blvd Ste 100
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1957

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Edward E Crouch, MD
(907) 276-1617
542 W 2nd Ave
Anchorage, AK
Business
Ophthalmic Associates PC
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Leon Chandler, MD
(907) 563-2873
4100 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
Business
AA Specialty Health Center
Specialties
Pain Management

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LocalVets.com Animal Hospital
(555) 555-5555
1800 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK

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Dimond Chiropractic Center
(907) 344-0033
750 W Dimond Blvd # 121
Anchorage, AK

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Sandra C Denton
(907) 563-6200
3333 Denali St
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Diabetes is Growing Field of Treatment for Pharmacists

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As more and more pharmacists become consultants on diseases, learning about diabetes is crucial, says University of Texas at Austin pharmacy faculty member.

Twenty one million Americans have diabetes and approximately six million are unaware that they have the disease. Debra Lopez, a faculty member in The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and expert in the treatment of diabetes, teaches pharmacy students to learn about symptoms and different options for patients. "Treatment is very individualized," Lopez says. "If a patient is obese, he doesn't want to use a drug that could cause weight gain or, if he has heart failure, the patient should avoid treatments that have the side effect of water weight gain."

Cost, too, is important to examine. Some of the medications have generics. Pharmacists should know how to advise patients on the traditional insulins and the newer insulins.

Lopez also is the residency director of the diabetes and general pharmacy clinic at Blackstock Family Practice in Austin, a rotation site for PharmD students.

Type 2 diabetes is also referred to as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), or adult onset diabetes mellitus (AODM). Type 2 diabetes affects nearly 21 million in the United States and nearly 200 million people worldwide. Type 2 diabetes is characterized by high levels of blood sugar, caused by the body...

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