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What are the uses of heparin for someone with diabetes?
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: None
Heparin is a blood thinner. Has no use for diabetes directly.
It is used however in hospital settings since diabetics are at higher risk for forming dvts.

In brief: None
Heparin is a blood thinner. Has no use for diabetes directly.
It is used however in hospital settings since diabetics are at higher risk for forming dvts.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
In brief: Prevent clots
Heparin is a blood thinner, and is usually used to prevent or treat blood clots, particularly during hospitalization, but also while waiting for the levels of Coumadin (warfarin) (an oral anti-coagulant) to become therapeutic.

In brief: Prevent clots
Heparin is a blood thinner, and is usually used to prevent or treat blood clots, particularly during hospitalization, but also while waiting for the levels of Coumadin (warfarin) (an oral anti-coagulant) to become therapeutic.
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu
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