New Practice Tool Now Available

Download our new, free practice tool via the link below, to help you safely use SGLT2 inhibitors in your practice. Take the pledge to agree to counsel ALL patients prescribed an SGLT2 inhibitor at the time they are started on the medication about sick day management and share the following link with your colleagues today.

Canadian Journal of Diabetes Issue Dedicated to Pharmacy Practice and Diabetes Care

The Canadian Journal of Diabetes has released this month’s issue, entirely dedicated to pharmacy practice and diabetes care. Our own Scot H. Simpson BSP, PharmD, MSc, Kerry Mansell BSP, PharmD, MBA, and Lori MacCallum BScPharm, PharmD, CDE served as guest editors of the issue.

New Article – Lessons from Alberta

Pharmacists explored the connections between evidence, advocacy and individual action at the BBDC 5th Annual Diabetes Pharmacists Networking Event at the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference in Edmonton, Alberta on November 1, 2017. The keynote speaker was Dr. Ross Tsuyuki, Professor of Medicine and Director of the EPICORE Centre research facility at the University of Alberta, followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Lori MacCallum, Assistant Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Program Director of Knowledge Translation and Optimizing Care Models at the BBDC, University of Toronto. As the only province in Canada where pharmacists can exercise independent prescribing authority, Alberta can be regarded as a model for the rest of Canada, noted Tsuyuki, one that can offer worthwhile learnings.