According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 75 percent of people older than 65 have more than one chronic health problem. So, at this stage of life, it’s common to take many different drugs.1
The problem is it can be hard to keep track of more than one drug. And how your body responds to medicines can also change as you age. Challenges like these may explain why one-third of hospitalizations among older patients are due to drug-related problems.1
If you or someone you love has diabetes, you know how important it is to manage it well. What happens if you don’t? You’re at risk for serious complications that can affect your heart, kidneys, eyes, and nerves—to name a few.1
Some people can manage diabetes with meal planning, weight loss, and exercise alone. Others also need medication. Pills to lower blood sugar levels are one type of drug used to treat diabetes.2
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ALLEN PARK – Those looking for a local pharmacy to fill their prescriptions now have another option. Champaign Family Pharmacy, opened this month, is a full-service pharmacy open six days a week to meet customers’ pharmaceutical needs. Read More