Continuous Glucose Monitors: New Method to Self-Monitor Diabetes

Jocelyn Kerl  •   June 24, 2021

Diabetes Management Diabetes is a complex and progressive medical condition associated with abnormally elevated blood sugar levels. If left untreated or uncontrolled, diabetes may cause numerous complications and damage to the human body’s organs. Not surprisingly, diabetic medications usually rank among the top spend categories for most plan sponsors. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an

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Top 6 Reasons to Visit Your Local Pharmacist

Jocelyn Kerl  •   October 1, 2017

Pharmacists are one of the most accessible health care providers in our communities. At every pharmacy, you will find at least one pharmacist ready and able to answer your medication questions — likely without an appointment. In honor of National Pharmacist Month, I encourage you to utilize your pharmacist as a resource in one or

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The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Jocelyn Kerl  •   May 30, 2017

With the opioid epidemic receiving national attention in recent years, members of National CooperativeRx are asking what is being done to combat the issue. One of our in-house pharmacists, Jocelyn Kerl, takes a closer look. Nationally Legislation has influenced the expansion of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) nationwide. PDMPs help support access to controlled substances

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