Diabetes Specialists Wichita KS

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Waren Optometry
(316) 742-0965
2121 N Tyler Rd, Suite 302
Wichita, KS

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Northwest Chiropractic Center Dr Nathan Holma
(316) 946-9595
5800 W Central Ave
Wichita, KS

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Alternative Health Concepts
(316) 285-0941
8100 E 22nd St N # 1500-a
Wichita, KS

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Lentz Eye Care & Associates
(316) 285-0937
3730 N Ridge Rd, Suite 400
Wichita, KS

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Countryside Pet Clinic
(316) 733-8433
1936 N Andover Rd
Andover, KS

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Lentz Eye Care & Associates
(316) 285-0978
1223 N Rock Rd, Bldg C
Wichita, KS

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Kenneth Jansson
(316) 631-1600
2778 N Webb Rd
Wichita, KS
Business
Advanced Orthopaedics Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Almost all insurance plans accepted.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center; Surgicare of Wichita
Residency Training: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
Medical School: Darthmouth, 1982
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Sports Medicine American Medical Association American Medical Society for Sports Medicine American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeo


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Healthy Eyes For Life
(316) 729-8900
2230 N Ridge Rd
Wichita, KS

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Dr. Richard Marks
(316) 788-1535
1626 E Madison Ave.
Derby, KS

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Dale Griswold
(316) 265-9441
313 S Market St
Wichita, KS
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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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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