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Understanding How to Properly Dispose of ”Sharps”
How to Properly Dispose of ”Sharps” Patients with diabetes may require the use of “sharps”. What this is referring to are devices that have sharp ends that are used to pierce the skin. Examples of sharps include insulin pen needles, insulin syringes, and lancets. Sharps should not be thrown away like normal trash because it increases the chance of others being stuck by accident and the spreading of disease. Hepatitis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)...
Learning About Mighty Magnesium; An Overlooked Supplement
Mighty Magnesium; An Overlooked Supplement Magnesium and it’s intimate relationship with diabetes has been the subject of many studies over the past several years .  One recent study done at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that people who consumed the most magnesium in foods and from supplements were about half as likely to develop diabetes over a period of 20 years as people who took the least magnesium.  Now given this...
Understanding Metformin and Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Understanding Metformin and Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients According to a recent study by researchers at University of Washington at St. Louis suggests “Gender has major effects on myocardial metabolic response to lipid lowering in type 2 diabetes patients”. Seventy eight type 2 diabetes patients were subject to the study with a diagnostic instrument called PET (positrin emission tomography) scan to measure the changes in blood flow, oxygen consumption, and fatty acid and glucose uptake...
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