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Self Management of Diabetes: A Health Care Professionals Reflection

We have all heard of the term ‘self management’ but what does it really mean? Is it just a fancy term devised by a health care professional to throw yet more responsibility on the person with diabetes or does it actually mean what it says? That a person with diabetes is independent, responsible, an expert…

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Patent, Brand and Generic Named Drugs: Confused?

I have noticed in recent times that there is a lot of confusion amongst patients in regards to the names of their medications. Having done some investigation into this, it appears to be around certain medications that have come off of patent and the pharmacy is now dispensing the cheaper equivalent but under a different name…

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