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Pre and Intraoperative Anesthetic Management of Surgical Patients Glycemic Control

BLOOD SUGAR DILIGENCE     by Thomas    Peltzer DMD Before surgery during the prep visit, determine the patient’s level of glycemic control based on blood glucose levels and, ideally, HbA1c. Nearly 10% of the U.S. population now has diabetes, and the American … Continue reading

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Gum Disease and Diabetes – Dr. Peltzer’s Expert Advice

 It is well documented that people who suffer from diabetes are more susceptible to developing infections than non-diabetes sufferers.  It is not widely known that periodontal disease is often considered the sixth complication of diabetes; particularly when the diabetes is … Continue reading

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