October 2010 Diabetes

Diabetes and Oral Health Care: What Every Patient Needs to Know

November 02, 2010

Patient Education

Patients with diabetes are at increased risk for cavities, gingivitis, periodontal disease, xerostomia, salivary gland problems, and infections. Pharmacists can help patients develop good oral care habits to lower their risk.

Beating Behind-the-Counter Job Stress

November 02, 2010

Feature Focus

Heavy workloads and long hours make stress management a critical skill for pharmacists. With a basic knowledge of coping strategies, pharmacists can overcome stress to achieve their personal best.

Restless Legs Syndrome: Finding Relief

October 28, 2010

Counseling Focus

Patients with restless legs syndrome often experience symptoms for years before receiving an accurate diagnosis. Pharmacists are in a unique position to probe patients for this condition which negatively impacts health and quality of life.