Season 2-Episode 35-IBD part 2-Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Kim Benner, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FPPAG, professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, and Jade Peoples, a 2017 Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy, discuss the second condition of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Ulcerative Colitis (UC). They will talk about the symptoms of the disease, the difference between it and Crohn’s disease along with what treatments may be best to help manage the condition.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 3-7-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #ulcerativecolitis #samfordpharmacy #samforduniversity #wvsu #IBD #UCbenner-kim

DID YOU KNOW?

Probiotics may be used as add on therapy to help patients with UC, especially the probiotic VSL#3.

For more information on UC or Crohn’s Disease, visit http://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

 

 

Season 2-Episode 34-IBD Part 1-Crohn’s Disease

chrones-desDr. Kim Benner, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FPPAG, professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, and Jade Peoples, a 2017 Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy, discusses the difference between IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) along with talking about one of the two main disease states of IBD-Crohn’s disease. Dr. Benner and Peoples will discuss health tips for the condition and a brief overview of the medications used based on the severity of the disease!

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-28-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #crohnsdisease #msop #samford #wvsu #IBD #IBSbenner-kim

DID YOU KNOW?

There is a difference between IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) . There could be certain foods that trigger flare ups. Be sure to keep a food diary to help find what foods could be better for you.

 

Season 2-Episode 33- Anticoagulants (Blood Thinners) + Aspirin

red-blood-cells.jpgDr. Dee Thomason, Pharm.D., BCPS, professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, talks about blood thinners and common diseases (i.e. atrial fibrillation, clotting disorders) that blood thinners are commonly prescribed for. Dr. Thomason will also discuss the difference between Aspirin and other blood thinners along with discussing signs/symptoms of heart attack and stroke.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-21-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!thomason-dee

DID YOU KNOW?

During atrial fibrillation, blood can pool between heart beats and risk a clot to form; therefore, a blood thinner is recommended to decrease that chance.

Remember the signs of stroke to help a loved one F-A-S-T – Facial drooping, arm weakness, slurred speech and time to act.

Season 2-Episode 32 Cough and Cold

slide1Dr. Kim Benner, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FPPAG, professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University and pediatric clinical specialist at Children’s of Alabama, discusses helpful tips on how to manage cough and cold in children and in older adults. She will explain what cough and colds are and discuss what is available to self treat or when it is time to go to the physician. Dr. Benner will also talk about non medication ways to help with these conditions as well as some complimentary and alternative medicine.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-14-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!Benner-Kim

DID YOU KNOW?

Multi-symptom relief agents over-the-counter may have more ingredients in it than you need. Talk to your pharmacist to find out which agent is best for you or a loved one as they battle the cough or cold symptoms.

 

Season 2-Episode 31-Team Based Care Part 2

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Dr. English Gonzalez, MD, MPH, ABFP, family physician in Birmingham, AL and curriculum director for the St. Vincents East Hospital residency program along with Dr. Jessica Skelley, PharmD, BCACP, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University who works alongside Dr. Gonzalez, discuss team based care and how the physician/pharmacist partnership can lead to optimal outcomes for patients along with providing a well balanced practice site.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 12-13-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

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DID YOU KNOW?

According to a recent study from pharmacist.com, 80% of physicians saw value in a pharmacists working in the primary care setting with them but 80% also are currently not working with a pharmacist. Click here for the article

Season 2-Episode 30-Team Based Care

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Dr. English Gonzalez, MD, MPH, ABFP, family physician in Birmingham, AL and curriculum director for the St. Vincents East Hospital residency program along with Dr. Jessica Skelley, Pharm.D., BCACP, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University who works alongside Dr. Gonzalez, discuss team based care and how the physician/pharmacist partnership can really help aid patients in getting the best quality of care.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 12-6-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

http://www.svefmr.com/community.html#faculty

DID YOU KNOW?

According to a recent study from pharmacist.com, 80% of physicians saw value in a pharmacists working in the primary care setting with them but 80% also are currently not working with a pharmacist. Click here for the article

Season 2-Episode 29 Holiday Hazards Part 2

slide1Dr. Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, CSPI, DABAT (Pharmacist, Clinical and Environmental Toxicologist), Director of the Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama, discusses the dangers of disc batteries and certain plants this holiday season along with who makes up the team of professionals at poison control.

Dr. Slattery is a boarded clinical toxicologist through the American Board of Applied Toxicology. She has worked in the field of toxicology and in the Regional Poison Control Center for over 34 years.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 11-29-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!ann-slattery-3

DID YOU KNOW?

No matter where you are in the United States, you can call reach a local poison control center by calling 1-800-222-1222 and reach a professional to help with any problem you or a loved one may have. The call is free and confidential, open 24 hours, 7 days a week!