Aired: Sunday, April 19, 2015
Topic: Diabetes and Medications
Guests: Jim Tran, Clinical Pharmacy Manager and Evelyn Chu, Pharmacy Manager at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center.
“Barb Dempsey: My son, who is fighting Leukemia, has a mission to warn all young men to go to a doctor.”
“Always carry a list of your current medications, the dosage for each, your current Hemoglobin A1c number and why you are taking each medication.”
“Target A1c: 7.0 / 6.5”
“Target Blood Sugar to eliminate Kidney Disease: 180.”
“It is your pharmacist’s duty to educate you, providing medication awareness, in order to prevent long term complications.”