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Cholesterol - Initial meeting for cholesterol monitoring
Cholesterol is a chronic disease that requires careful monitoring to prevent long-term complications. Whether it is a recent diagnosis or you've had it for a long time, your pharmacist can advise you and provide you with the right tools. After having received your cholesterol targets from your doctor, the pharmacist can monitor your overall lipid balance by taking blood tests and adjust your medication, depending on various conditions.
You must already have received a prescription for this condition within the past 2 years. If the prescription comes from another pharmacy, make sure you have proof of your prescription (ex.: the prescription label).
Cholesterol is a silent disease and a blood test is required to obtain your complete lipid balance necessary for monitoring. With this, your pharmacist will be able to see the disease's progress and assess your medication's effectiveness.
Cholesterol monitoring (Follow-up meeting)
Cholesterol is a chronic disease that requires careful monitoring to prevent long-term cardiovascular complications. After obtaining the treatment targets from the doctor, your pharmacist will review your cholesterol results and tolerance to your medication, if necessary. Then, depending on your results and your lifestyle, a personalized intervention plan will be established and your medication may be adjusted, depending on various conditions. This will help you better control your cholesterol.
A nurse can take all the samples requested by the doctor, including a blood test, urine collection, stool or throat culture, etc.
A healthcare professional can provide you with the annual seasonal flu vaccine.
Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
Atopic dermatitis, better known as eczema, often presents as a rash where the skin becomes red, dry, irritated and itchy. A pharmacist will suggest good habits to adopt to reduce the next break out and will prescribe, if conditions allow, a treatment to control your eczema.