Posts Tagged ‘Rare Diseases’

Managing Rare Diseases with Your Specialty Pharmacy Partner

Author: Lori Wells, Clinical Pharmacist By definition, in the United States, a rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 people. Managing and finding the best medication therapy for a condition that affects so few people is challenging. To manage an uncommon condition, it takes a team of uncommonly knowledgeable and compassionate specialty pharmacy…

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Clinical Pharmacist Jennifer Howder Cares for the Rare at Amber Pharmacy

Author: Amber Pharmacy   There are currently 7,000 rare diseases identified and treating patients with rare diseases can sometimes present a challenge. Each rare condition is unique, and since they are usually not well known, it can require extra research and hands-on care. Working with rare disease patients is where Clinical Pharmacist Jennifer Howder thrives. She…

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Rare Diseases Are More Common Than You Think

By: Jennifer Howder, Pharm.D., BCOP, Clinical Pharmacist Here at Amber Pharmacy, I have the privilege to work with patients who have rare diseases and help them improve their health. When you hear of rare diseases, the word “rare” implies very few people are affected. Even though each rare disease affects a small number of people, around…

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