All Discussions Tagged 'medications' (6)

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Curious about a Supposed Pharmacy Law

The brick-and-mortar pharmacy with which I have been doing business the past few years has made a few mistakes lately. A few months ago the…

Started by BMD

12 May 28, 2011
Reply by Brunetta

Victoza - anyone having side effects?

Hi - just joined and thanks so much for the great welcome. I have been a Type 2 diabetic for over 10 years. After oral meds…

Started by Judy

4 May 4, 2011
Reply by Marie B

It's HOT out there, and it's affecting your insulin, your meds, your test strips

Just read this interesting article that I linked to from Diabetic News Hound. It says that everything about being diabetic is affected by t…

Started by carb101

14 Jun 25, 2010
Reply by carb101

Ooops they've done it AGAIN (GRRR! CVS!)

Reported by CNN/Money: CVS is terminating its pharmacy benefits plan with Walgreen effective in approximately 30 days. The termination will…

Started by Mike Ratrie

0 Jun 9, 2010

F.D.A. Steps Up Oversight of Infusion Pumps

This is good news in protecting insulin pump users and also other pumps that intravenously deliver food, fluids and drugs like pain medicat…

Started by FatCatAnna

0 Apr 24, 2010

More People Cutting Back On Medications As Economy Worsens

I was deeply troubled as I read this news: Due to the struggling economy patients are foregoing medicine in exchange for gasoline and food.…

Started by Manny Hernandez

8 Oct 25, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan




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