87% of patients with type 1 diabetes, and 43% of type 2 diabetics will experience hypoglycemia. That means that nearly all of Type 1 and almost half of type 2 diabetics will experience one or multiple hypoglycemic events at some point in treatment. Learn more about how patients taking insulin can prevent hypoglycemia and achieve optimal blood sugar levels.
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How is the decision made to use forceps during labour and delivery?
The decision to use forceps is usually a joint decision between the doctor and the patient.
If it is something that is medically necessary, in that the baby is in distress and has to come out immediately, this is the quickest and safest route. Your physician will make this decision based on the need to have the baby delivered quickly.
What are the symptoms of osteoarthritis?
The symptoms of osteoarthritis can vary amongst individuals, however the typical signs include pain and stiffness in the joints. As the disease develops, this can cause a loss of mobility in the joints and dexterity of the hands. If you are having symptoms consistent with osteoarthritis, visit your family physician to have these assessed.
Does my risk of blood clots change the longer I stay on the pill?
There is a slightly higher chance of blood clots while taking birth control pills, however the overall risk is still considered quite low. The risk appears greatest in the first year of taking the pill, or if you stop the pill for more than a month and then start taking it again. If you are in a pattern of starting and stopping the pill frequently, you may wish to review your birth control options with your doctor.