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Pregnancy and diabetes. Help your patients manage changes.

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It’s not the ‘chicken or the egg’ dilemma but two very different situations. Gestational diabetes, which occurs in 3-20 per cent of pregnant women, is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Read more

Women’s health issues – pharmacists can help

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“I'm losing my mind!” is a comment Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic often hears from women who are dealing with the symptoms of perimenopause (the time leading up to the official declaration of menopause). Read more

Periodontal disease in patients with diabetes

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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

4 tips to help you charge for your services

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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

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