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Insulin Pill?? Yes Please!!

I read an article today that got me excited!! Researchers are getting closer to developing a pill that delivers insulin.  What does this mean?  It means thousands of diabetes sufferers may be able to live […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Diabetes|Comments Off on Insulin Pill?? Yes Please!!

Depression

Everyone I have met has been touched by depression in some way, either they have suffered themselves or someone close to them has. It can be quite debilitating for the sufferer but also has a […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Depression|Comments Off on Depression

Is surgery a good option for severe constipation?

Healthy bowel function is different for everyone – some people empty their bowels 3 times a day and others only 3 times per week. Constipation is when you use your bowels less often than normal […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Constipation|Comments Off on Is surgery a good option for severe constipation?

How to Handle Low Back Pain

I saw an article today on lower back pain that I wanted to share with you…lower back pain is a common reason people visit the pharmacy to buy pain killers. An injury to the muscles […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Back Pain|Comments Off on How to Handle Low Back Pain

Scientists Develop Prebiotic Pasta that Fights Diabetes and High Cholesterol

A new pasta has been developed which may help with diabetes and cholesterol. This may prove to be a great alternative to regular pasta for people living with these conditions.

Don’t be fooled into thinking it […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Cholesterol, Diabetes|Comments Off on Scientists Develop Prebiotic Pasta that Fights Diabetes and High Cholesterol

In MS patients, HDL cholesterol has a protective effect

Cholesterol is essential to life but there is good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol. We often hear about the effects of cholesterol on our heart -HDL protects from heart disease and LDL causes heart disease.

It […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Cholesterol|Comments Off on In MS patients, HDL cholesterol has a protective effect

Diabetes epidemic: Two-thirds of Australians at risk in some disease hot spots, experts warn

Diabetes has become an epidemic. The scariest thing to me as a pharmacist is how complacent people are about it. They do not seem to understand how serious it is and how debilitating the complications […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Diabetes|Comments Off on Diabetes epidemic: Two-thirds of Australians at risk in some disease hot spots, experts warn