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American Heart Month 2019: Let’s Talk About Cholesterol

Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 adults in the United States has high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke? High blood cholesterol can be hard to detect, as it often shows no signs or symptoms.

This year, the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will focus on the impact that high blood cholesterol can have on the heart. Pharmacy professionals are encouraged to start important conversations about heart health. Talk with your loved ones and health care team about how you can prevent and manage high blood cholesterol. Read more from CDC here.

Consider joining colleagues at the PSW Educational Conference on Wednesday, April 10 to attend “Hyperlipidemia Treatment: A Toolkit for Pharmacists” where PSW to release the newly updated PSW Hyperlipidemia Clinical Pocket Toolkit and provide a free copy to session attendees.

Leadership Pharmacy Conference Nomination Deadline: February 10

Applications and nominations for the 2019 Pharmacy Leadership Conference are now open!

The Leadership Pharmacy Conference, a new practitioner leadership conference, takes place at the Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort near Galena, Illinois. The conference, combining professional and social functions over three days, provides an unequaled opportunity for pharmacists relatively new to their profession to develop skills which enable both personal and professional growth. Participants network with fellow selected pharmacists (10 from Wisconsin and 10 from Iowa) as well as the presidential officers and staff leaders of the Iowa Pharmacy Association and Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin while engaging in programming, recreational activities, and issues discussions.


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