Carlene McMaugh discusses the link between bipolar disorder and diabetes mellitus… including the role of treatment The link between Bipolar Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus has been well documented for several …

Early intervention by a pharmacist could help with insomnia, writes Carlene McMaugh According to the Sleep Health Foundation[1], approximately 10% of people experience insomnia at any one time, while about …

A significant portion of people who have atrial fibrillation will have no symptoms or may not recognise symptoms… so what’s the best way to detect it? asks Carlene McMaugh Atrial …

Who should be offered naloxone? The range of patients may be wider than some health professionals and patients think, writes Carlene McMaugh Naloxone is an important medicine for preventing toxicity …

What impact can pharmacists have on the uptake of DAAs? asks Carlene McMaugh Hepatitis C is now in a unique category of conditions where we have a medication that can …

So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

Carlene McMaugh takes a look at the latest medicines used to help manage diabetes Medicines used to assist in the treatment of diabetes have expanded considerably in recent years as …

Women with symptoms of endometriosis shouldn’t be just expected to put up with them, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition defined by the …

Pharmacists are well placed to spot swallowing trouble early and to help manage the problem as part of a health care team, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh Pharmacists will …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or beliefs, or defending, upholding or …

Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh talk device technique, thunderstorm asthma and treatment for allergic rhinitis Despite the name, seasonal rhinitis is actually a perennial issue for pharmacists – atopy is …

Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and how it affects the risks …