The Cardiovascular Patient

The Cardiovascular Patient

With High Blood Pressure, the story is the same.  In an article written in the New York Times by Jane E. Brody, “The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine,” The numbers are staggering. “Studies have consistently shown that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled and that approximately 50 percent of…

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The Diabetic Patient

The Diabetic Patient

For diabetic patients, as an example, it is becoming a life or death choice.  In an article, written by Amy Martyn, for NBC News, “Insulin prices are soaring, patients are dying,” she writes that the average list price for insulin tripled from 2002 to 2013 and then doubled from 2012 to 2016, forcing some diabetics to spend as…

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Meet The Pharmacist, Carmen Rivera

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is happy to introduce our first-ever SVdP Georgia Pharmacist, Carmen Rivera. Carmen’s decision to become a pharmacist, 23 years ago, was based solely on wanting to serve others. Her goal has always been to use her pharmaceutical knowledge to help as many people as possible. Carmen is excited to be…

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