Diabetes Specialists Ballwin MO

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Dr. Lawrence B Iken
(636) 227-6477
14615 Manchester Rd Suite 101
Manchester, MO

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Christopher Kling
(314) 576-7336
222 Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO
Business
Specialist in Dermatology & Cosmetic Medicine
Specialties
Dermatology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri Blue Choice CCN Cigna Group Health Plan Group Health Plan - Advantra (Medicare plan) Healthlink PPO & HMO Greatwest Mercy Health Plan (Medicare portion also) Medicare and Railroad Medicar
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: St. Luke's Hospital
Residency Training: St. Louis University - Chief Resident
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2001
Additional Information
Member Organizations: He is a board certified Dermatologist, and member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons, and St. Louis Dermatologic Society
Awards: Notre Dame Scholar Magna Cum Laude Alfred P Gold Foundation Humanism in Teaching Award
Languages Spoken: English

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Cherry Hills Family Eye Care
(636) 237-8902
16978 Manchester Rd
Wildwood, MO

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John R Raabe, MD
(314) 965-3032
13358 Manchester Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Optima Heartcare Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Patricia Mcguire
(314) 569-0130
675 Old Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Amanda Joest
(636) 207-9500
281 Clarkson Rd.
Ellisville, MO
Business
West Oaks Chiropractic
Specialties
Chiropractic
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: United Health Care, Healthlink, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Logan College of Chiropractic, 2004
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Corrections Chiropractic
(636) 590-4190
2476 Taylor Rd
Grover, MO

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Mid America Spine & Rehab
(314) 966-8989
1076 Old Des Peres Rd
St Louis, MO

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Kirkwood Spine & Rehab
(314) 783-0345
140 W Adams Ave
Kirkwood, MO

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Ballas Chiropractic & Nutrition Center
(314) 872-7797
11639 Studt Ave
Creve Coeur, MO

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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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