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Chances are that you are treating patients with diabetes. With 6.2 percent of the US population having diabetes, you can expect to have more than 120 diabetic patient visits per year. This includes the 5 percent of diabetic patients who are Type 1 and the 95 percent who are Type 2. And the incidence of diabetes is growing dramatically.

Patients with well-controlled diabetes can often be treated in similar ways as non-diabetic patients. Nevertheless, patients with diabetes often do have special needs.

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