Diabetes Specialists Olathe KS

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Ridgeview Animal Hospital
(913) 780-0078
816 N. Ridgeview Rd
Olathe, KS

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Federico Gonzalez
(913) 782-0707
20375 West 151st Street
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Olathe Chiropractic
(913) 764-9393
15930 S Mur-Len Rd
Olathe, KS

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Chiropractic Injury & Wellness
(913) 893-1965
11946 W 95th St.
Lenexa, KS

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Matheny Chiropractic Office
(913) 893-1988
122 E Park St
Gardner, KS

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Southside Pet Hospital
(913) 782-0173
231 E Dennis Ave
Olathe, KS

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Kathy P Chartrand, DO
(913) 782-0260
1754 S Mahaffie Pl
Olathe, KS
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The Chartrand Clinic
Specialties
General Practice

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Advanced Sports and Family Chiropractic + Acu
(913) 643-1771
12643 Metcalf (127th and Metcalf)
Overland Park, KS

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Cat Clinic of Johnson County
(913) 541-0478
9426 Pflumm Road
Lenexa, KS

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ImageOne EyeCare
(913) 583-0911
6932 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS

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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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