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Partnering with Pharmacists Reduces Readmission Rates for Patients on High-Risk Meds

This retrospective study from Mayo Clinic shows that enhancing the relationship between patients and pharmacists could significantly lower readmission rates by up to 50% for patients taking at least one high-risk medication. The three-year study at tertiary care center reviewed outcomes among patients who did or did not have a (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Diabetes Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Chart

A challenge facing heath care professionals in treating the pre-diabetic and diabetic patient today is the problem of complications arising from polypharmacy prescribing and resulting drug-induced metabolic imbalances. With approximately 48% of people in the United States taking prescription medications (up from 44% in the 1990s), patients with diabetes are (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Artificial Sweeteners […]

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Put the Script Pad Down: FDA’s New Drug Approvals Pose Significant Risks

For every 100 new drugs introduced in the market, there have been 34 withdrawals or new black box warnings in the past 25 years. Since 1992, FDA sped up the pace and approval process for pharmaceutical companies willing to pay a fee. Approval time was cut in half, but with (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Hidden Disruptions In Metabolic Syndrome: Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion As A Pathway To Accelerated Pathophysiology Of Metabolic Syndrome

One of the potential challenges facing healthcare professionals today is the problem of drug- induced disease. With polypharmacy prescribing occurring in younger and younger populations, it is becoming increasingly important to assess nutrient depletion risks as they relate to future symptoms… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Diabetes Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Chart

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