Is Your Medication List Up-to-Date?

Is Your Medication List Up-to-Date?

This is the second post in a series about Medication Management, DIY style. Many of you know that Better My Meds is a pharmacy practice that focuses on Medication Management. But what we do is just a piece of the pie.  You also have a role in managing your medications. A big one, actually, since you’re the end user. In our last post we talked about the importance of using

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Do I Really Need All These Meds?

Do I Really Need All These Meds?

That’s one of the most common questions I hear. Sometimes people say it jokingly, as if they believe there’s no going back. Other times people say it out of frustration — they’re tired of getting prescriptions filled over and over, filling medication organizers, taking a handful of pills at a time, and looking at money fly out of their bank accounts. Whatever the reason for the question, it’s obvious that

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Well, here comes 2022! A lot has changed over the past two years. And if we’re honest with ourselves, we’ll admit that lots was changing even before that. But the changes really accelerated in early 2020 and, for many of us, life feels different now. Some of us feel mostly loss —  lost connections with people we love, lost or changed jobs, profound loneliness. But others may look at change

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Medication Management – A Guide for Patients

Medication Management – A Guide for Patients

Medicine…… So many of us find ourselves taking medicine. Almost three-quarters of Americans take at least one medication, and 20% of us take five or more. The older we get, the more likely we are to have health problems. And medications are the mainstay of treatment for chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes. That’s because so much research shows they work well to keep people with health problems

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