Risk Management in Type 2 Diabetes Population

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Medication Review to Prevent Drug Therapy Problems By: Cynthia Nwaubani, PharmD and Tessa Culhane Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes in the world. As many as 34 million Americans have diabetes, and 90-95% have type 2 diabetes.1 With the growing number of people being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, everyday health […]

Medication Risk Management in Diabetes

By Matthew Gehrlein, PharmD Candidate and PharmD Live Student Intern What is Medication Risk Management? All medications have risks and benefits. The FDA, physicians, providers, and pharmacists all work to ensure that the balance of risks and benefits is favorable to each patient when they take their medication. The practice of assessing risks versus benefits […]

Tirzepatide: a new glucagon-like peptide for patients with diabetes II

By: Hannah Grice, PharmD In the United States, 34.2 million people have diabetes,1 the majority of them have type II diabetes. Type II diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by elevated blood glucose. Management of type II diabetes is multifactorial: diet, exercise, and pharmacotherapy are all part of the treatment.  Recently, a new medication called […]

Chronic Care Management vs. the Army of One

By Marshall Eidenberg, OD In early 2001, I was a soldier in the Army when a new advertisement showed up on TV featuring Corporal Richard Lovett as a hard-charging soldier running in the desert and making the statement, “… I am an Army of one.”1 The problem was that as good as he was alone, […]

Physician and Staff Burnout: A Time-Old Issue, A Growing Problem

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By Nicollete Ramos – Staff Writer PharmD Live Physician burnout is nothing new: as Marshall Eidenberg, DO, regional medical director at PharmD Live, puts it, “It’s waking up every day with a dread of going into work.” Even before the COVID-19 crisis that continues to push physicians and staff to their limits as hospitals fill […]