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Understanding What You Need To Know About Albuminuria And Diabetic Kidney Disease
Underatnding What You Need To Know About Albuminuria And Diabetic Kidney Disease There are several disorders that are associated with diabetes: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and kidney disease. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Guidelines, kidney disease occurs in 20-40% of patients with diabetes and is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease meaning.  When you have end-stage renal disease that means that the kidneys are functioning less than 10%....
Family Planning with Type 1 Diabetes
Family Planning with Type 1 Diabetes Currently, good blood glucose control during pregnancy is still a big challenge for women with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Twenty-five years ago, doctors warned women of child bearing age with T1D, becoming pregnant was too dangerous for a mother and her child. Now, women with T1D can successfully deliver babies because of advances in health care, research and insulin. Pregnant women with T1D are at higher risk of serious...
Learning How to Store Insulin Products
How to Store Insulin Products Manufacturers recommend storing insulin in the refrigerator between 35 and 48 degrees Fahrenheit. However, for most patients, injecting cold insulin is more painful than injecting room temperature insulin. Because of this, providers and manufacturers recommend storing the vial or pen of insulin that you are using at room temperature. Most insulin lasts 10-42 days when it is stored at room temperature (for specific expiration dates, please see Table 1 below)....
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