• Double Checking your Prescription: What to look for?

    This post is a special one, as it is the first guest post written for My Diabetic Heart.  The post was written by fellow DOC member & D-blogger Casey Washington, host of the blog Pumping through Life.  Thanks Casey! Mike asked me to provide some insight into what is required for a prescription to be filled and how you can help prescribers (IE physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists) and pharmacists. I am a registered pharmacist in Ohio and Virginia. I have a Doctorate of Pharmacy and am a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. I do not provide medical advice online. Please check with your health care team before making any changes to your health care management. My blog writings are strictly my…

  • I’ll take the Migraines!

    For the last several years, I’ve dealt with Migraine Headaches on a fairly regular basis.  The intensity and duration has varied but they have always left me wiped out and wondering what the hell happened.  And save for some over the counter remedies, the migraines went untreated as far as drugs go, because I’ve never had good enough insurance or enough money on hand to be able to go to the doctor for help. Well, things have changed a lot in my life, as anyone who reads this blog knows.  I have a little bit of money now, and thankfully have insurance to help cover the medical bills that I’ve had over the last year.  And that knowledge made my…