Inflammatory

The Importance of Medication Management to Achieve Crohn’s Disease Remission

Author: Amy Adams, Clinical Pharmacist Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. The right medication therapy helps many people achieve and maintain Crohn’s disease remission. Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions (HPS) emphasizes the importance of medication management to achieve Crohn’s disease remission to our patients and to anyone living with Crohn’s disease.…

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When Psoriasis Becomes Psoriatic Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Author: Abby Cate, Pharmacy Manager at HPS Des Moines  Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) occurs in nearly 1 million people across the U.S. This progressive disease affects your body both inside and out, causing joint pain and skin rashes. It’s important to understand PsA, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with psoriasis. When psoriasis becomes psoriatic arthritis, here’s…

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Raising Awareness of Juvenile Arthritis

Author: Michaela Wachal, Clinical Pharmacist  Many people don’t realize arthritis affects people of all ages, not just adults. July is National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. This month is a time to raise awareness and education about juvenile arthritis. Over 300,000 kids in the U.S. are living with juvenile arthritis, according to the Arthritis National Research…

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Summer Recipes to Help Avoid Crohn’s Flare-Ups

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian  People with Crohn’s disease often have to pay close attention to the foods they eat. Dietary restrictions can be frustrating, but you can mix up your meals and enjoy your favorite summer flavors without triggering a Crohn’s flare-up. Here are some summer recipes that are easy to make and easy…

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