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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.

“Make The Link” Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease Toolkit

Make-the-Link

"Make The Link" Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease Toolkit  The ADA has released a new resource for physicians: the "Make the Link" Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease Resource Toolkit for Health Care Professionals. Research shows that people with diabetes are at increased risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) and have …

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CheckPoints

CheckPoints

CheckPoints  Give this nutrition handout to your patients for an overview of healthy eating principles, including portion size, carbohydrate types, and nutrition principles. CheckPoints includes a one-week food journal, and a trend tracker, and keeps nutrition simple while also being educational. CheckPoints (pdf)  

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Sugar Substitutes

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  This four-page succinct summary reference will give your patients an easy way to check on their options for sugar substitutes. Just follow this link to download the complete pdf. 

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Humulin R U-500 Basics

If a new patient says they are taking “Humulin R” we need to be absolutely sure what they are talking about. We’ve prepared this selection of basic facts and resources for you to keep handy for easy reference in dealing with these questions…. Is only FDA approved for subcutaneous injection …

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Development and Diabetes Tool

Development and Diabetes Tool  When working with patients with diabetes, it is very important to keep their developmental stage in mind. This tool charts normal developmental stages and how diabetes may impact these stages. Developed by the Joslin Diabetes Center. Development and Diabetes Tool(pdf)

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How to Improve Your Patients’ Injection Techniques

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How to Improve Your Patients’ Injection Techniques    Many times our patients our injecting their insulin improperly. It is important that they review the proper procedures on occasion. This tool from BD can help improve the way they give injections and help to control their blood sugars. How to Improve Your …

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The Charcot Solution

The Charcot Solution The Charcot Solution, a new website for medical professionals and patients with Charcot Foot, provides patients and surgeons access to detailed information pertaining to non-surgical and surgical treatment options for Charcot Foot. The website also includes a surgeon locator, which allows patients to search for surgeons specializing in …

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Guidelines for Insulin Storage and Handling

Guidelines for Insulin Storage and Handling  Courtesy of Novo Nordisk, this handout covers what every patient and medical professional needs to know about the proper storage and handling of insulin products. Novo Storage/Handling Guidelines for Insulin

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