Diabetes Specialists Independence MO

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Jerome P Lamb MD
(816) 795-5262
4820 S Arrowhead Dr
Independence, MO
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery

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Nixon Chiropractic
(816) 744-0995
8303 Westridge Rd
Raytown, MO

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Robbie Killingsworth, D.C.
(913) 233-1921
4301 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Chiropractic

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Timothy Frey, DO
(816) 452-8000
5601 N Antioch Rd
Gladstone, MO
Business
Creekwood Family Care
Specialties
Family Practice

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George S Devins, MD
(816) 363-0787
6724 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO
Business
Devins Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology

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Linda McCormick, MD
(816) 228-1000
100 NW Mock Ave
Blue Springs, MO
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Family Medical Care Associates PC
Specialties
Family Practice

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Michelle Birdsell
(913) 338-0400
4770 North Belleview
Gladstone, MO
Business
Kansas City Psychiatric Group
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, several others. NOT a medicare provider
Medicare Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Rush University
Medical School: Rush University College of Medicine,
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Kansas City Chiropractic Pc
(816) 866-0952
4510 Belleview Suite 100
Kansas City, MO

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Sidney S Devins, MD
(816) 524-5522
290 NE Tudor Rd
Lees Summit, MO
Business
Metropolitan Pulmonary
Specialties
Internal Medicine

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Joel D Foster DPM PC
(816) 246-4222
6 NW Sycamore St.
Lee's Summit, 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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