10 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health and Saving Money

As the new year quickly approaches, many people will begin to make resolutions to live healthier, save more money, try new things, or to simply change their life for the better. Many view the new year as a fresh start—a time to finally do those things that we put off during the year because we’re too busy or don’t have the resources. Although approximately 80 percent of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions sometime after the first of the year, setting resolutions for yourself is a great first step toward inciting change in your life. You just have to do it strategically.More...

Managing Diabetes: How Your Pharmacist Can Help

Although National Diabetes Month is recognized each year in November, it’s important to bring attention year-round to this serious disease that currently impacts more than 30 million Americans. In recognition of this month-long holiday, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) selects a theme each year to highlight the different aspects of living with diabetes. This year’s theme was “Managing Diabetes - It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It.”  

The NDEP’s theme highlights the importance of managing diabetes to prevent diabetes-related problems such as heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, vision loss, and amputation. It also serves as a reminder to people who may be struggling with the demands of managing diabetes that they are not alone. More...