Monthly Archives: February 2012
Check out our new video on the e-pill MedTime XL http://youtu.be/d5j6PPlzND0
Get medication instructions written out from the doctor.
Keep medication all in one place.
Make a list of all the medications your child takes and why they take each drug.
Use some form of a reminder device to help remember when to administer your child’s medication.
Don’t let your child take their medication on their own; always make sure they are following the directions correctly.
Understand insulin dosing.
Learn ways to manage low blood sugar through diet and exercise.
Create a diabetes management plan with the school your child attends.
With statistics like this, it is important to recognize if you or someone you love is fighting an addiction to pain medications. There is an e-pill device that might be able to help. It is called the CompuMed and it is the most tamper proof automatic pill dispenser on the market.
Do you think it’s not a big deal to help manage your parent’s medication? Think again! According to the American Society on Aging and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacist Foundation there are
125, 000 deaths each year due to medication non adherence.
Medication nonadherence can be a major problem for any age group, especially to your parents who are prescribed multiple medications due to health conditions. The health consequences are extremely harmful or even deadly.
- Name and phone number
- Medical information (Parkinson’s, diabetes, asthma, dialysis patient, etc.)
- Emergency contact and phone
- List of medications, blood type, date of birth
- Doctor name & phone
- Insurance company & policy number.