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James R Staten
(910) 291-7000
500 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Preventive Medicine

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Bradford K Faulkenberry
(910) 276-2439
1707 Berwick Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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Ralph Albert Carter, MD
(541) 386-3711
PO Box 189
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1974

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Jonathan Nestor
(910) 276-7727
601 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Nephrology

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Frank J Ball
(910) 276-7727
601 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Joseph Deese
(910) 291-7000
500 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Jennifer Pickens Locklear
(910) 276-6767
700a Progress Pl
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

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DeBorah White Greimel
(910) 291-0903
1708 Hwy 401 South
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Lloyd C McCaskill
(910) 291-7000
500 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Donald Alwin Nisbett
(910) 277-0971
616 Atkinson St
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
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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