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Handheld Applications for Diabetes Management

by Janine Manning, PharmD Candidate LECOM School of Pharmacy   New technological advances over the past decade have led to extraordinary changes for those living with diabetes. Technology has allowed us to go from simply writing glucose values on paper to storing this information into glucometers or even using apps …

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Kay’s Naturals Product Review


Dave Joffe, BSPharm, CDE Editor-in-chief Each and every week we try to bring you a product that can either benefit your patients or your practice. Often times this is just a blurb and a link to a website, however at times a new product comes along that Steve or I …

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PRADAXA (DABAGATRAN), A New Anticoagulant for Stroke and Embolism Prevention

Mechanism of Action

By Jennifer Freidman 2011 Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate, University of Florida Atrial fibrillation currently affects about 2.2 million Americans. If left untreated it can cause embolism and stroke. The American Heart Association’s current recommendations for stroke prevention include anticoagulation therapy with warfarin being the agent of choice. Warfarin is a drug with a …

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How to Test for Starch or Sucrose in Foods


This handout for patients gives them a simple way to test for starch and sucrose when they’re dining out, and can’t easily determine what the carb content of various foods is by looking at labels or asking restaurant personnel. Just click on this link to download the pdf: How to …

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