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Bovine Insulin Is Being DiscontinuedPatients will soon have one less option when selecting insulin.
FDA okays the first short-acting insulin approved as a “follow-on” product.
Adult Patients Could Be Misdiagnosed with Wrong Form of DiabetesType 1 diabetes can present in adults, which can lead to misdiagnosis and unsuccessful treatment.
Insulin Drug Prices Are on the Rise and States Want AnswersSeveral state attorneys general are asking pointed questions about why insulin prices are rising.
Neuroimaging can help ODs better treat patients with possible tumor, vascular disorder, or demyelinating disease. CT scans are used for bone fractures and vascular disorders as well as orbital and pituitary tumors. MRIs are best gliomas and menigiomas and screening for vascular disorders. Communicate to radiology patient history and what you are trying to rule out when ordering tests.
ISMP Issues Alert, Urges Pharmacist Intervention
ISMP Issues Alert, Urges Pharmacist InterventionDiabetes patients are making fatal errors with their insulin pens—pharmacists can help.
More education is needed for diabetic patients after a patient died from incorrectly using an insulin pen, according to a new warning from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
High-Alert Medications
High-Alert MedicationsHigh-alert drugs pose a significant threat to patient safety. There are safeguards that pharmacists should put in place to reduce the risk.
PBMs partnering with pharmacies and drug makers may have a solution to nonadherence due to high pharma costs.
The Top 10 Wackiest Pharmacy Stories From the 70s: Part 3
The Top 10 Wackiest Pharmacy Stories From the 70s: Part 3Pharmacy never changes in the final part of our “Best of the 70s” series.