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How do you help patients with Type 2 diabetes not on insulin?

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Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) has been challenged in terms of its cost effectiveness for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use insulin. Read more

Your patients with diabetes may suffer from periodontal disease

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Some people call periodontal disease the sixth complication of diabetes after retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, cardiovascular disease and poor wound healing. Read more

3 top tips to turn your certification education into business success

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Lisa Woodill from Halifax is a perfect of example of how pharmacists can take education they are passionate about and apply it in their pharmacy practice. Read more

How can you help your patients with COPD?

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COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada and is the only chronic disease where mortality statistics are still worsening. Read more

Are you following these 4 winning tips to offer the best patient-centred care?

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It's up to pharmacists to do a first-rate job of educating their patients about the importance of good health. But how do you begin? Read more

Afraid to charge for your services? Help is at hand.

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As businesspeople, pharmacists recognize that it is important to ensure products and services generate revenue and turn a profit. As healthcare professionals, however, they often find it difficult to discuss price with a patient. Read more

Pharmacists can help their patients with diabetes find the best exercise plan

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As pharmacists we are not trained in the area of exercise physiology or personal training, yet we are on the front lines to face questions from people living with diabetes about the appropriate amount and type of exercise for managing diabetes. Read more

6 tips to upsell pharmacy services

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Upselling is a sales technique to induce consumers to purchase more expensive items, upgrades or other add-ons in an attempt to make a more profitable sale. When many people think of upselling, they envision a fast-food restaurant server offering fries or an apple pie with their order. Read more

The 360-approach to diabetes management

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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Canada. It’s time to take a 360-approach to achieve results. Read more

Pharmacists focus on asthma management

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Pharmacist and Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) Dorothy Pardalis has made a personal commitment to improving asthma management in her community. Read more