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241 Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an incurable condition that affects millions of Americans. Fortunately, people who are diagnosed with this condition can benefit from numerous quality treatment options. The FDA has approved several medications for type 2 diabetes, and healthy lifestyle changes can also help people to control their symptoms. With that in mind, the top three treatments for type 2 diabetes are ...

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242 Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis treatment is a reality for more than 1.6 million Americans who've been diagnosed with this condition. This form of inflammatory bowel disease is most often treated with medication, surgery and specific dieting strategies. Here, we'll review the three most common ulcerative colitis medications most often prescribed for long-term treatment plans. These medications help to reduc...

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243 Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

Loss of bladder control, or an involuntary urine leakage, is a common problem. Urinary incontinence simply means that control over urination is either weakened or lost. Severity of this problem can range from sporadically leaking urine during coughing or sneezing to the inability to hold back urination in time to reach a toilet. Urinary incontinence happens more frequently to women, and it's es...

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244 Ulcerative Colitis Medications

There are several categories of drugs that can be administered to treat ulcerative colitis, depending on the severity of the condition, overall health, and several other factors. The drugs can be administered either in different ways; orally, or as a suppository, or even as an enema, it all depends on the area of the colon that is affected. In mild cases, these drugs are capable of treating the...

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245 Under Eye Treatments

Nothing can make a person look older quite like aging around the eyes. Under eye treatments can help restore or preserve a youthful appearance around the eyes by rejuvenating the eye, smoothing out fine line and wrinkles, as well as removing dark circles or bags under the eye. Various products, and even natural treatments can be used to restore the skin?s health under the eye. The top 3 under e...

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246 Urinary Catheters For Women

Women who suffer from severe incontinence can find lasting relief from the use of urinary catheters. These catheters are hollow, malleable tubes that funnel urine from the bladder to collection bags. Silicone is the catheter of choice for short-term catheterization and for patients who are allergic to latex. Latex is most commonly used for long-term catheterization, although long-term cath...

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247 Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Dealing with urinary incontinence is far from being the most pleasant thing in the world, but the truth is that it affects all different kinds of people across all age groups. It is also true that that there are a wide variety of treatments available. Of course, it is true that the same treatment methods will not have the same level of effectiveness for everyone, so it is important for suffere...

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248 Vertical Wheelchair Lifts

Vertical wheelchair lifts are ideal for those with restricted mobility. If you or a loved one are restricted to using a wheelchair, powered scooter, or are unable to maneuver between floors, a vertical wheelchair lift may be the right fit for your needs. Often referred to as a platform lift, a vertical wheelchair lift is designed to help move the person and their mobility device by lowering and...

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249 Washable Incontinence Underwear

Like other incontinence products, the best washable underwear brands share features that make them top products. Continuon Living's short leg boxer briefs for men offer features that are much like conventional underwear. The Continuon Living's women's brief is virtually indistinguishable from any brief you might find in a department store. Wearever's Maximum incontinence panties have a classic ...

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250 What to Consider Before Choosing the Right Patient Lift

A patient lift enables a caregiver to easily carry a patient who, due to illness or injury, is unable to move on his or her own. This enables the caregiver to quickly help a patient go about doing all the basic activities such as taking a bath, visiting the toilet, etc. The factors to consider before settling on a particular kind of lift include: the kinds of places the lift will be utilized at...

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251 What to know about Ileostomy Pouches

Roughly 48,000 people will have ileostomy surgery each year in the United States and that number is expected to grow as the baby boomer generation ages. A person who has an ileostomy will experience changes in how? waste is removed from his body. In an ileostomy surgical procedure, the colon and rectum are removed and an opening in the skin, called a stoma, is created in the abdominal regi...

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252 What to Know about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a disorder that likely causes confusion among some people due to the several different types of psoriasis and the complex nature of the disorder. Some people suffering from psoriasis receive treatment from a dermatologist while others receive treatment from a rheumatologist for psoriasis, considered an autoimmune disorder. There are several different types of psoriasis, each w...

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