• Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is characterized by inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects the heel with the toes. It can lead to intense, stabbing pain in the heel that is often worse after periods of inactivity. Some risk factors for plantar fasciitis areRead more

  • Turmeric

    Turmeric

    Turmeric is a spice that comes from a plant and is commonly used in Asian cuisine. The root of the turmeric plant is used to make medicine. There are several diseases that turmeric has been used to treat. It seems to be most useful for osteoarthritis, hay fever, and to reduce some types of highRead more

  • Probiotics

    Probiotics

    Brought to you by Tina Hausner – PharmD Having the right balance of bacteria in your gut is linked to numerous health benefits, including weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immune function, healthier skin, and a reduced risk of other diseases. This balance can be disrupted by taking antibiotics to cure infections. Many fermented foods andRead more

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

    Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

    Brought to you by Ben Koble – PharmD Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a process of tracking glucose levels around the clock without obtaining a blood sample. There are a few components of CGM -a sensor that has a small wire running under the skin, and a reader that gets the value from the sensorRead more

  • Prediabetes

    Prediabetes

    Brought to you by Andrew Altobelli – RPH Prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance, is when your blood sugar level is higher than it should be but not high enough for your doctor to diagnose you with diabetes. Almost all people who develop type II diabetes have prediabetes first. About 84Read more

  • Pharmaceutical Compounding

    Pharmaceutical Compounding

    What is Pharmaceutical Compounding? Compounding is the preparation and dispensing of personalized medications that have prescribed to meet a patient’s individual needs. Many people have unique health needs that off-the-shelf prescription medicines cannot meet. For them, customized, compounded medications prepared by specially trained, licensed compounding pharmacists are the best way to meet these needs. AtRead more

  • Stay Hydrated this Summer

    Stay Hydrated this Summer

    Brought to you by Tina Hausner – PharmD Dehydration can happen any time of year but is especially common during the hot summer months when you lose water through sweat. It is important to drink 8 cups of water per day, and more if while exercising, working, or spend a lot of time outside. HereRead more

  • Safe Medication Disposal

    Safe Medication Disposal

    Brought to you by Ben Koble – PharmD Unused medications can pose a major risk for drug diversion, poisoning, or injury. Flushing medication down the toilet can contaminate our water supply and throwing medication in the garbage can contaminate ground water for generations. The best way to dispose of most types of old, unused, unwanted,Read more

  • Sun Health

    Sun Health

    UV rays are invisible radiation that passes through your skin and damages your cells. That damage can result in sunburns, suntans, skin spots, wrinkles, eye damage, and skin cancer. To protect yourself… Stay out of the sun when it is strongest (10am-2pm) Use sunscreen with a high SPF Wear protective clothing Wear wraparound sunglasses thatRead more

  • Tips to Prevent Insomnia

    Tips to Prevent Insomnia

    Brought to you by Andrew Altobelli – RPH During the day Exercise regularly. Even a 20 minute walk can help you relax Limit naps. If you must take a nap, try no more than 30 minutes Before bedtime Avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, and nicotine in the evening Limit liquids before bedtime Turn off the televisionRead more