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Improve your patient care AND grow your consulting business!

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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

Helping your patients manage their diabetes

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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 take travel health to new heights

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The number of pharmacists with national and international certification is increasing in every jurisdiction in Canada. Read more

How can you help your patients with diabetes manage their blood testing?

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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

Upselling pharmacy services without annoying your patients

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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

Help your patients with diabetes be foot-sure

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One simple way you can impact the long-term complications of diabetes is to have your patients assume the responsibility to check their feet every day. Read more

Mind your Gs and Qs – can you tell your glycemic index from your glycemic load?

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Glycemic index is a fairly well-known concept for helping people with diabetes to plan their meals. Read more

What are your best strategies to help 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

How “FIT” are your patients with diabetes?

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One of the best ways for you to help your patients with diabetes who are using injectable medications is to review their technique periodically to ensure they are getting the best outcome possible. Read more

What’s the best exercise plan for patients with diabetes?

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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