November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month Blood Glucose Monitoring is an important tool for managing diabetes, as having well controlled blood glucose levels means that you will reduce your chances of developing heart disease, kidney disease, vision loss and damage to nerves located in various places in your body.Diabetes, regardless of type, is a serious disease that must be properly controlled to prevent serious consequences. Some other methods for controlling diabetes include: exercise, dietary planning and medication use. Contact your pharmacist today for more information on your options for managing diabetes.

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Fighting The Flu…

If you have influenza, commonly referred to as “the flu,” you have a viral infection. Antibiotics can not kill viruses. Antibiotics only work against bacterial infections. Therefore, if you have “the flu” you do not need an antibiotic. The flu is different than the common cold, as different types of viruses cause the flu. Although the symptoms you experience with both can be similar they are not exactly the same. A sudden onset of a high fever (38.3-39.4 °C) is a much more common flu symptom. The fever will usually last three to four days. Other symptoms of influenza include…

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Fighting The Flu…