Glucophage and radiography

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, a board certified Interventional Radiologist uses an X-ray to determine whether the kidney drains adequately into the ureters and bladder.

Prepare a Patient for an Exam Department of Radiology

An X-ray dye, also ed a contrast agent or contrast, is injected into your nephrostomy tube and a series of X-rays is taken while you are in various positions.

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Glucophage and radiography

Medication prescribed for diabetics to help the body respond better to its own insulin and decrease glucose production by the liver, ultimately helping to control a patient's blood sugar level.

Commonwealth Radiology - Instructions for Patients on Metformin.

Creatinine labs are needed for patients who are diabetic within 2 weeks of exam and for patients greater than 65 years old within 6 months of exam. *DIABETIC PATIENTS having a CT exam with IV Contrast, see instructions above. *DIABETIC PATIENTS having a CT exam with IV Contrast, see instructions above. 30 minutes prior to exam, drink 1/2 of second bottle. *DIABETIC PATIENTS having a CT exam with IV Contrast, see instructions above. During the exam, most metal items will need to be removed.


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