Diabetes Specialists Greensboro NC

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Dr. James G Crawford
(336) 419-1329
107 N Murrow Blvd
Greensboro, NC

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David M. Bowers
(336) 275-0919
300 W. Northwood Street
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Healing Hands Chiropractic
(336) 303-8980
1915 Lendew Street
Greensboro, NC

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Crawford Chiropractic Center
(336) 450-2614
1109 Summit Ave
Greensboro, NC

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Chiropractic Spine & Sports
(336) 419-1405
2300 W. Meadowview Rd.
Greensboro, NC

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Daniel F Murphy, MD
(336) 375-2300
1130 N Church St
Greensboro, NC
Business
Murphy & Wainer Orthopaedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Happy Tails Veterinary Emergency Clinic
(336) 288-2688
2936 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC

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Stephen A South, MD
(336) 621-8911
2703 Henry St
Greensboro, NC
Business
Guilford Medical Associates PA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Lawndale Veterinary Hospital
(336) 288-3233
4314 Lawndale Dr
Greensboro, NC

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Greensboro Veterinary Hospital
(336) 299-5431
3741 High Point Rd
Greensboro, NC

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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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