5 Diabetic Thanksgiving Meal Do's and Don'ts
They are going to be here before we know it...the holidays. Time with family, friends, and food. Lots of food. Most of us worry about putting on a little extra weight over the holidays, but for the diabetic, a Thanksgiving meal can be extremely challenging.
Diabetics Need a Great Reason to Smile
A while ago, a joke circulated on the internet, "Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth." What seems funny to those not struggling with diabetes, is serious business to the diabetic.
Top 5 Diabetic Myths
Diabetes is one of the most misunderstood diseases. Unless you have it or know someone who does, the disease is bewildering. What causes it? Why do some people have it and others don’t?
Diabetic Hands need your care
We take our hands for granted. Even the simplest tasks like buttoning a button, using a fork, or brushing our teeth would be extremely difficult without the use of our hands.
Dining out for Diabetics
For many diabetics, eating out at a restaurant can be difficult. Because of greater health restrictions, they have fewer meal choices. Fortunately, most restaurants are improving their menus to include healthier meals.
Help Patients "Beat the Summer Heat”
Summertime. For some, it's baseball, popsicles, and swimming pools. For your diabetic customers, the summer heat has the potential for dehydration, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke.
Solving Diabetic Foot Troubles
Whether it's blisters, a stubbed toe, or calluses, all of us have experienced foot problems at various times. For the diabetic, as you know, foot problems are more serious.
Helping Moms manage their Gestational Diabetes
As an independent pharmacist, you have the unique opportunity to educate your customers about being proactive rather than reactive regarding caring for their health. This is especially true for pregnant women.
Independent vs. Chain Store Pharmacies
Do you consider your pharmacy a healthcare safety net for your community? That is exactly how independent community pharmacies were described in the 2020 NCPA annual digest report.
Providing for your Community
As we enter a new year and the COVID-19 vaccine becomes readily available, your pharmacy will be more important than ever.
2020 - What a Year
Through lots of change and uncertainty, we pray your independent pharmacy has conquered the challenges of this year and you are now stronger than ever.