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This section is dedicated to our loyal subscribers. These tools for your practice include charts & hand-held reference cards, instruction sheets for drugs, drug reference guides, handouts for your patients, and other educational tools for you and your patients that can be used as quick reference or printable material.

What is gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes (pronounced jess-tay-shun-ul die-uh-beet-eez) is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get. In fact, the word gestational means pregnant

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Glucose Flow Sheet

  Regardless of whether your patients take oral medications, insulin injections or use a pump you will help them to better results with the Diabetes in Control Glucose Flow Sheet. Just fill in the information for your patient, highlight the rows you want them to fill out and hand it …

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Tool for Your Practice: Your Disease Risk

Risk Assessments developed by the Harvard Medical School for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer. Each assessment involves a brief questionnaire; your answers place you on a seven-level risk scale. When the assessment is complete, the site lists steps you should take to reduce your risk of that specific …

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Tool for Your Practice: The Virtual Grocery Store

Open the doors to the Virtual Grocery Store and learn about healthy food choices and meal planning. Take the Tour and view information on products you can find in your local grocery store. Then plan your meals from a list of recipes after checking out the nutritional values and make …

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In diabetic retinopathy, the vessels become more permeable. Water, blood cells, proteins, fats, and other large molecules may leak out into the surrounding retinal tissue. Accumulation of this fluid in the central region of the retina (the macula) is called edema or diabetic maculopathy.

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