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11 Secrets Every Urgent Care Worker Knows (and You Should, Too)

You cut your hand; you've got a fever and don't know if it's the flu; you tripped and your elbow is feeling funky. Should you make a doctor's appointment? Head to the ER? Or go to urgent care? Often the latter choice is the best one. "Urgent care centers are primarily used to treat patients who have an injury or illness that requires immediate care but isn't serious enough to warrant a visit to a hospital emergency room," says David Kim, MD, facility medical director of Memorial Care Medical Group in Long Beach, California. In other words: non life-threatening. But knowing whether urgent care is your best bet isn't always that black and white. To help you figure it out (and optimize your care once you're there), we rounded up 11 need-to-know secrets from urgent care workers. 1. You still need your doc. Although urgent care can generally take care of anything a doctor's office can, "we don't replace your primary care physician," says Sean McNeeley, MD, medical director for University Hospitals Urgent Care in the Cleveland area. "Urgent care takes care of you when you're sick—having a regular doctor will ensure that someone is looking out for your health in the future," he says. It Continue reading >>

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    Go to the doctor and he will have you go to the lab and have blood drawn you will have to fast don't eat anything pass 10 o'clock tonight before

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    However I was tested via blood test through my GP. I needed a blood test for another medical reason and the GP just lumped in a diabetes test.

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    Most pharmacists will do an interim test for blood sugar. Fast overnight first, though.

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Original Research: Early Diabetes Screening In The Urgent Care, Part 1

Urgent message: Undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus affects more than 9 million Americans. This first part of a two-part article focuses on evaluation of diabetes screening for the adult urgent care patient in whom diabetes has not been diagnosed, using effective early disease-detection strategies to reduce the long-term burden of diabetes. How this article helps you: by providing data to assist you in deciding about screening in your center. Introduction There are now more than 9000 urgent care centers across the United States, and they serve as the main entry point for the medical care of a large percentage of the population.1 Lack of access to primary-care services, medical workforce shortages, lack of health insurance, and lack of time for many Americans have steadily increased the use of urgent care centers for nonurgent problems.2 Historically, urgent care centers focused on providing episodic care for acute illness and injury. In response to recent health-care capacity strain, many urgent care centers have adjusted clinical procedures to provide both acute and chronic care. Chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes mellitus are occurring in epidemic proportions, creating a dema Continue reading >>

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    However I was tested via blood test through my GP. I needed a blood test for another medical reason and the GP just lumped in a diabetes test.

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How To Tell If You Have Diabetes

Expert Reviewed If you believe that you may have diabetes, consult a medical professional immediately. Type 1 diabetes is when the islet cells of your pancreas can no longer produce insulin; it is a type of autoimmune disease that makes them no longer functional. Type 2 diabetes is more lifestyle-related (relating to lack of exercise and consuming too much sugar). It is important to know the signs and symptoms of diabetes, as well as to understand how it is diagnosed, in order to be treated as soon as possible if you do have the condition. 1 Be aware of the following signs and symptoms. If you have two or more on the list below, it is best to see your doctor for further evaluation. Common signs and symptoms of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes include:[1] Excessive thirst Excessive hunger Blurry vision Frequent urination (you wake 3 or more times in the night to urinate) Fatigue (particularly after eating) Feeling irritable Wounds that don't heal or heal slowly 2 Take note of your lifestyle choices. People who live a sedentary life (with little to no exercise) are at a heightened risk of Type 2 diabetes. People who are overweight or obese, or who eat more sweets and refined carbohydr Continue reading >>

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