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Entries for December 2019

Charles T. Makowski, Pharm.D., BCPS, pharmacy specialist, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit and Martin Ratusznik, B.S. Pharm, manager, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit United States (U.S.) Healthcare System In the United States (U.S.), improvements in population disease burden and access to quality health care lag behind that of other socioeconomically wealthy nations1,2, despite the extent o...

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MPA's 50/50 raffle tickets are now available for purchase! The drawing will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in the MPA House of Delegates Session during MPA's Annual Convention & Exposition. Two winners! Grand Prize is 40% Second Prize is 10% Need not be present to win. Contact Bridget Long at (517) 377-0220 to purchase tickets or for more details.

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By Jessica Bessner, president, Michigan Pharmacists Association It is with mixed emotions that I announce the future retirement of Larry Wagenknecht, pharmacist, FMPA, FAPhA and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA). After a distinguished 36 year career with MPA, Wagenknecht will retire effective Jan. 17, 2021. Wagenknecht has been with the organization ...

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By Makenzie Thelen, Pharm.D. Candidate 2020, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Oral semaglutide (Rybelsus) was approved Sept. 20, 2019, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.1,2 Semaglutide is the first oral GLP-1 agonist to be approved in the USA, the remaining options being injectable formulations.1 GLP-1 is a hormone that is often deficient in patients with t...

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Marla M. Ekola, Pharm.D., BCPS, MBA, director of pharmacy, McLaren Greater Lansing, Lansing Over the past several years, pharmacy technicians have experienced increased responsibility and an elevation in duties in the workplace. Technicians have always been the heart and soul of the health-system pharmacy. They keep operations running, preserve pharmacist’s sanity and strive to keep ...

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