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Daphne E. Smith-Marsh PharmD, CDE

Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Pharmacist - Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Dr. Smith-Marsh is a member of the EndocrineWeb Editorial Board.

About Daphne E. Smith-Marsh PharmD, CDE

Daphne E. Smith-Marsh, PharmD, CDE is a clinical assistant professor and clinical pharmacist-ambulatory care at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy. She is also a diabetes educator in UIC’s Diabetes Wellness Education Program, where she conducts diabetes evaluation appointments and teaches courses about diabetes medications.

Daphne has presented at numerous continuing education programs on topics including blood glucose monitors and diabetes management. She is a member of several organizations, including the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

She completed her pre-pharmacy education at Jackson State University in Jackson, MS, and Creighton University in Omaha, NE, before earning her Pharm D at UIC.

 

Publications

Smith, Daphne E. Type 1 Diabetes: 2007 Update. Tech Topics TM. Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists. October 2007; 12(4): 1-28.

Smith, Daphne E. Type 2 Diabetes: 2006 Update. Tech Topics TM. Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists. October 2006; 11(4): 1-28.

Smith, Daphne E. Protease Inhibitors. Pharmacy Clinical Newsletter. SSM-Diversified Health Services Spring 1998.

Smith, Daphne E. Intravenous Immunoglobulin Shortage. Pharmacy Clinical Newsletter. SSM-Diversified Health Services Spring 1998.

Smith, Daphne E. An Overview of Contemporary Anticoagulants. Pharmacy Clinical Newsletter. SSM-Diversified Health Services Winter 1997.

Smith, Daphne E. IV Bolus Administration of Ranitidine. Pharmacy Clinical Newsletter. SSM-Diversified Health Services Winter 1997.

 

Articles Written by Daphne E. Smith-Marsh PharmD, CDE

Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
The symptoms and signs of type 1 diabetes generally develop suddenly. If you or your child has several of the symptoms listed here, make an appointment with the doctor to be tested for diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes Overview
With type 1 diabetes, your body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone insulin, and without that, your body can’t use glucose appropriately, leading to many complications. Basic explanation of type 1 and introduction to article series.
Type 1 Diabetes Complications
Without good blood glucose control, type 1 diabetes can lead to a host of complications. Read this article to learn how to prevent short- and long-term complications.
Type 1 Diabetes Causes
Researchers aren’t entirely sure what causes type 1 diabetes, but they know that genes play a role, as do viral infections. Whatever triggers its development, type 1 diabetes involves the destruction of beta cells, which produce insulin.
Type 1 Diabetes Risk Factors
There are several risk factors that increase your likelihood of developing type 1 diabetes.
Patient Guide to Insulin: About Diabetes
The EndocrineWeb Insulin Guide helps educate patients, parents, and caregivers about how insulin is used to treat diabetes. Learn the basics of diabetes in this introductory article.
What You Need to Know about Insulin
An overview of where insulin comes from, possible risks and complications of use, and a discussion of the five common types. Learn how insulin works to control blood glucose, which is essential in treating diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise
Exercise is a vital part of controlling and treating type 1 diabetes. Staying fit and active helps you avoid long-term complications of diabetes. Learn what exercises you should do and how to develop a good exercise plan for you.
Blood Glucose Control
Learning how to control your blood glucose (blood sugar) level is an important part of life for people with diabetes. Tight blood glucose control helps you avoid long-term complications. Learn how to monitor your blood glucose to stay healthy.
Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin
Taking insulin is an absolutely necessary treatment for people who have type 1 diabetes. Learn about the different types of insulin, where to inject it, and the best methods for insulin delivery. Explains insulin pumps.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Insulin
To get the most from your doctor during your diabetes follow-up appointments, take a few minutes to prepare. These questions will help jog your memory and can be printed out and added to.
How to Store Your Insulin
How should you store your supply of insulin? At room temperature? Always in the refrigerator? Can you keep insulin after the expiration date? Find answers in this basic article on insulin storage.
Type 1 Diabetes Prevention
Right now, there’s no way to prevent type 1 diabetes. Researchers are hard at work, though, understanding what causes type 1 diabetes and how we can prevent it.
Insulin Delivery
What is the best way for people with diabetes to inject insulin? Learn the advantages of each type of insulin delivery.

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