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Type 2 diabetes: part two

This module is the second in our CPPE series about type 2 diabetes.

Pain linked to dementia

Persistent pain is associated with more rapid memory decline and increased risk of dementia, according to a new analysis

Aspirin may protect against breast cancer in diabetes

Long-term low-dose aspirin reduces the risk of breast cancer in women with diabetes

Obesity increases RA risk in women

A study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology has shown that obese women have a higher RA risk

Community pharmacy and palliative care

This CPD module, which appears in the July 2017 edition of Pharmacy Magazine, looks at community pharmacy and palliative care

UKCPA viewpoint: Miconazole and warfarin

Warnings about miconazole oral gel and warfarin prescribed together are still not being heeded putting patients risk

What’s new in COPD & asthma care (part 2)

Here we consider the role community pharmacy teams can play in the therapeutic management of COPD

Scenario: Mesenteric adenitis

Parveen takes Gemma Hildon to the consultation room because she has heard that Gemma’s daughter has been rushed into hospital...

Complex conditions: Treatments for HIV and AIDS

Patients with HIV will receive most of their care in hospital, but there is still a role for community pharmacists

Vitamin D reduces fracture risk in children

Vitamin D supplements may reduce the fracture risk in children under the age of six years

Childhood infections linked to coeliac disease

Infections in early life seem to increase the likelihood of developing coeliac disease, German researchers report

Cirrhosis increases chance of stroke occurrence

Liver cirrhosis is associated with an increased risk of stroke, researchers from New York report in JAMA Neurology

Patient safety in community pharmacy

This CPD module provides an overview of patient safety in community pharmacy.

Type 2 diabetes: part one

This module is the first in our CPPE series about type 2 diabetes.

Breastfeeding reduces risk of cardiovascular disease

Breastfeeding reduces the chance of developing CVD by about 10 per cent, says new research

Travellers' diarrhoea

This pharmacy scenario focuses on travellers' diarrhoea.

Patient safety in community pharmacy

This CPD module, which also appears in the June 2017 print edition of Pharmacy Magazine, looks at patient safety in community pharmacy

Early treatment in MS improves outcomes

Early treatment of highly active multiple sclerosis improves patient outcomes, according to new research

Antihypertensive non-adherence is commonplace

Two in five people do not adhere fully to their antihypertensive medication or even take it at all

Scenario: Eating disorders

Kelly, the counter assistant, tells Parveen she is worried that a couple of teenage customers may have eating disorders...
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