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Medical Devices for Diabetes Management: The following articles answer key questions about the use and application of medical devices for diabetes patient care including:
– What do they do and how?
– What medical device options are available for diabetes management?
– When should a medical device be considered?

HealthSpot Stations

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HealthSpot Stations  Cleveland Clinic and HealthSpot are forming a joint venture that will offer patients convenient, alternative options to access health care through HealthSpot’s virtual walk-in kiosks. HealthSpot stations — private, 8-by-5-foot enclosures outfitted with touch screens, integrated medical devices and videoconferencing capabilities — will enable Cleveland Clinic medical providers …

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HealthSpot

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Cleveland Clinic and HealthSpot are looking to form a joint venture that will offer patients convenient, alternative options to access health care through HealthSpot’s virtual walk-in kiosks.

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A Review of Insulin Errors

This week we have a review adapted from information provided by Novo Nordisk of the most common insulin errors which include: Clinician errors Self-administration errors Self-monitoring errors Improper insertion techniques Bad drawing-up procedure Insulin timing Using the wrong insulin Miscalculating insulin sensitivity factor Using an incorrect carbohydrate ratio Not checking …

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ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #21: Physical Activity, Part 3

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Hypoglycemia Associated with Physical Activity Hypoglycemia risk. Hypoglycemia is the most common negative side effect of exercise, ranging from mild to life threatening in severity. The incidence of hypoglycemia during or after a single bout of moderate-intensity exercise in children and …

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