As part of your diabetes education, your doctor or diabetes educator will teach you the steps involved in injecting insulin. You will want to make notes, practice doing it yourself with the educator, and ask questions about any step in the process that isn’t clear, This program demonstrates how and where to inject your insulin.
How Do You Mix Insulin? Your doctor or diabetes educator may ask you to mix a short-acting or clear insulin with an intermediate or long acting cloudy insulin in the same syringe so that both can be given at the same time. Keep in mind: The only insulin that cannot be mixed is insulin Glargine. Mixing Insulin In this example, … Read More
What is a Myringotomy? A myringotomy is a simple procedure in which a small tube is inserted into the eardrum in order to allow fluids to drain out of the middle, reducing pressure and allowing any infection to be treated with antibiotics.
What is a Female Cystoscopy? Female Cystoscopy is a simple procedure during which your doctor will insert a well-lubricated, instrument called a cystoscope through your urethra and into your bladder to try to determine the cause of a problem that you may be having. Any tissue that your doctor removes from your bladder will be sent immediately to a laboratory for … Read More
What is Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery? The Achilles tendon is a strong band of fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. It is the strongest tendon in the body. The Achilles tendon can tear slowly, a bit at a time, or all at once. A ruptured Achilles may be treated with … Read More
What is Discharge Catheter Care Female? You have a Foley catheter in place to drain urine. This video will help you to understand how to care for the catheter and the drainage collection bag.
You have a Foley catheter in place to drain urine. This video will help you to understand how to care for the catheter and the drainage collection bag.