The Science Of Drug Therapy

Optimal therapeutic decisions are based on an evaluation of the patient and assessment of the evidence for efficacy and safety of treatment. Therapy must be guided by an understanding of drug pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics that is integrated with patient-focused information. Well-designed and executed clinical trials provide the scientific evidence that informs most therapeutic decisions; they may be supplemented by observational studies, particularly in assessing adverse effects that elude detection in clinical trials.

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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