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Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper, MD

Endocrinology-Diabetes

Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper MD is a top Endocrinology-Diabetes in Clifton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Clifton, NJ, Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
34 years Experience
Dr. Josephine Vincenza Jasper, MD
  • Naples,, FL
  • Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
  • Accepting new patients

What should be the emergency first steps to deal with hypoglycemia in diabetic patients?

Sit the patient up against a wall. Have straws and soda at work (not sugar-free soda). Place the straw in the persons mouth with the other side in an 8-ounce glass of soda or soda READ MORE
Sit the patient up against a wall. Have straws and soda at work (not sugar-free soda). Place the straw in the persons mouth with the other side in an 8-ounce glass of soda or soda can. Tell the patient to drink and they will. The secret is to make sure the patient is sitting up with your assistance. This method will bring the glucose back up in about 15 minutes. This will also prevent aspiration pneumonia. If you cannot sit the patient up, make sure they have glucagon that you can give them. If not, call 911.

When are insulin injections recommended for patients?

A patient is put on insulin when 1. they cannot change their eating patterns and eat excessively. 2. Do not follow a diabetic diet. 3. Do not exercise. 4. Have exhausted READ MORE
A patient is put on insulin when
1. they cannot change their eating patterns and eat excessively.
2. Do not follow a diabetic diet.
3. Do not exercise.
4. Have exhausted most diabetic pills.
5. Do not try to lose weight.
6. They skip meals on diabetic medication.
These reasons pertains to type 2 diabetics.

Is vitamin D deficiency normal in diabetes patients?

Vitamin D deficiency is due to lack of sun exposure. On once you put a sunblocker > 8 on your body the vitamin D cannot be made and stored in your body resulting in deficiency. READ MORE
Vitamin D deficiency is due to lack of sun exposure. On once you put a sunblocker > 8 on your body the vitamin D cannot be made and stored in your body resulting in deficiency. Long term vitamin d deficiency weakens your bones causing osteopenia/ osteoporosis.
If you are deficient start taking 2000 iu's of Vitamin D3 to replenish your loss.