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FOR YOUR PRACTICE

Couch to 5K

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ACTIVE Network, LLC $1.99 iOS/Android   Although many of our patients may not think running a 5K will ever be possible for them, this app shows that this goal may be more achievable than they believe. It offers very easy step-by-step guidelines and provides support throughout the training period. The ...

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Patient Handout – Your Job Your Rights (PDF)

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Patient Handout: Your Job Your Rights (PDF)  Important information for your patients. This updated four-panel brochure addresses the issues of discrimination based on diabetes in the workplace. It outlines the laws, personal rights, federally mandated accommodations, and how to address discrimination. Know Your Rights (English) Know Your Rights (Spanish)    

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MyTSA

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Transportation Security Administration (U.S.) Free iOS/Android  One often overlooked challenge which faces our patients is traveling with their medications. Getting through airport security with their medications (as well as their sanity) intact requires some careful preparation ahead of time. The U.S. Transportation Security Adminstration (TSA) provides an app with detailed ...

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Geocaching Intro

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Groundspeak Inc. Free iOS/Android Summer provides a terrific opportunity for your patients to increase their levels of physical activity by getting outside. One unique way to motivate them might be "geocaching" which presents challenges to participants to collect "geocaches" by finding specific locations using their smart phones. There are millions ...

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CarbsControl Carb Tracker

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Coheso, Inc. iOS $2.99/Android $2.99   For your patients on low-carb diets, the CarbsControl App gives the carbohydrate details on over 80,000 foods, the menu items from 300 restaurants, and 500 specific brands. This simple app features daily logs and goal setting to allow patients to monitor and control their ...

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“Do Not Crush, Chew or Cut”

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From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP): When a patient is prescribed a timed release medication such as Glucotrol XL or Glucophage XR, clinicians need to ensure that the patients understand that they should not crush, chew or cut these pills. The medications must be swallowed whole.  In one case ...

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