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Various Interpretations of DNR Can Affect a Loved One’s Care

Patients who are critically ill and potentially dying face overwhelming challenges, including a variety of intense emotions, loss of dignity and helplessness. A study published in the American Journal of Nursing shows that patients who have chosen a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order may not receive the same patient care as others.1 The difference appears… Read More »

Will diet soda affect blood sugar

Having diabetes is a risk factor for dementia. They have few nutrients and have a long list of harmful effects on the body. Date answer was determined: June 28, The artificial sweeteners used in diet sodas may still promote health risks, though many do not directly raise blood sugar. They also cause blood sugar levels… Read More »

Can zolpidem affect kidney

Skip to main content. What drugs should I avoid? Post date: August 5, I have used Ambien zolpidem and Ultram tramadol in patients with chronic kidney disease, but I would caution that these need to be reviewed by your primary care physician as well. There are drug interactions that occur between Ambien and Tramadol and… Read More »

Can diabetes only affect one foot

An injury to the foot or leg can be painful, but in people suffering from diabetic neuropathy nerve damage due to diabetes the sensations are dulled and minor injuries may go undetected and untreated, potentially leading to more serious damage. Those on metformin should talk to their doctor about a vitamin B supplement. Clinical trials… Read More »