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Patients with diabetes can take measures to prevent or control neuropathy.
CDC: Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Kill 23,000 Each Year
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that each year more than 2 million people in the United States get antibiotic-resistant infections and 23,000 die as a result.
Congress Moves Toward Passage of Compounding Oversight Bill
The Drug Quality and Security Act, designed to improve the safety of compounded medications and to keep counterfeit and stolen medications out of the nation's drug supply, appears headed for passage by Congress.
Introducing the Preventive Medicine Pharmacist
Community pharmacies are evolving into practices that help to encourage better health on a number of levels.
Nonprescription Products and Diabetic Patients
Diabetic patients should be made aware of the availability of specialized nonprescription products for diabetics and guided in the proper selection and use of these products.
OTC Case Studies: Self-Care for Treating Diabetes
Case studies involving questions about low blood glucose level, soy supplementation, blood glucose monitors, and flu prevention.
Diabetic Foot Care: The Importance of Routine Care
Pharmacists can be instrumental in educating diabetic patients about routine skin care, especially the significance of implementing a daily foot care regimen and performing routine screenings to reduce or prevent complications.
Essay Contest: Why I Became a Pharmacist
Pharmacy Times announces its third annual essay contest: In 500 words or less, describe "Why I Became a Pharmacist." Or address the theme in a YouTube video of 3 minutes or shorter.
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