Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Management Challenges

Comprehensive care is needed to maintain normoglycemia and reduce the risk of complications.

Features

A Review of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that impacts many body systems, with a wide variety of signs and symptoms in each patient.

Antithyroid Medications for Graves’ Disease

Untreated hyperthyroidism can cause thyroid storm, a severe and life-threatening crisis.

Medication Safety Concerns Surrounding Immunomodulators

Pharmacists must be acutely aware of immunomodulators' complexity and associated potential for adverse events.

Therapeutic Management of Autoimmune Hepatitis

This chronic idiopathic disease involves persistent liver inflammation and the potential for necrosis and progression to cirrhosis.

Understanding Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is a febrile systemic vasculitis of childhood that primarily affects the coronary arteries.

In This Issue

A Closer Look at Sjögren Syndrome

This prevalent autoimmune disorder occurs mainly in women and typically around 40 years of age.

Autologous Serum 20% in Sodium Chloride Ophthalmic Solution

Autologous serum eye drops are highly effective for patients with certain eye conditions who do not achieve relief with commercial products.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica: Sudden Pain and Stiffness in Seniors

Risk factors for developing an autoimmune disease include age and gender. PMR affects older adults almost exclusively, and women and people of Northern European and Scandinavian descent are at higher risk. 

Secret Weapon Against Zika

Pharmacists are an ideal conduit for conveying authoritative information and alleviating anxiety.

Sexual Misconduct by Pharmacists Part 1: Background

Some pharmacists may engage in inappropriate behaviors with patients that result in disciplinary actions.

Trends in Selected Autoimmune Diseases

The third most common disease category, after cancer and heart disease, is autoimmune disease, affecting 5% to 8% of the U.S. population.

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