Major Sources Of Information On Poisoning

The web site of the American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.org/) lists 78 members, including 11 regional centers. Valuable information can be obtained from these centers by telephone (800-222-1222). The National Library of Medicine maintains a very informative Web site on toxicology and environmental health (http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/Tox/ToxMain.html), including a link to ToxNet (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/), a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Pharmacology textbooks are a good source of information on the treatment of poisoning by drugs.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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