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Mar 15, 1998 Issue
Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Prevention, Diagnosis and Classification [Article]

Diabetic ulcers are the most common foot injuries leading to lower extremity amputation. Family physicians have a pivotal role in the prevention or early diagnosis of diabetic foot complications. Management of the diabetic foot requires a thorough knowledge of the major risk factors for amputation, ...


Mar 1, 1998 Issue
Management of Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Article]

Subopitmal glycemic control in hospitalized patients with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus can have adverse consequences, including increased neurologic ischemia, delayed wound healing and an increased infection rate. Poor glycemic control can also affect the outcome of the primary i...


Jan 15, 1998 Issue
Insulin Lispro: A Fast-Acting Insulin Analog [Article]

Research has established the importance of maintaining blood glucose levels near normal in patients with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus. Short-acting insulin analogs are designed to overcome the limitations of regular short-acting insulins. Compared with regular human insulin, the anal...


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