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February 18, 2022

Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) Treatment Options

What is Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS)? Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) is a rare disease that affects kidney function. It leads to abnormal blood clots (thrombi) forming in the small blood vessels in the kidneys. Severe medical problems can...
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February 7, 2022

Explore Everything About Psoriatic Arthritis

What is Psoriatic Arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis is an arthritis form that influences people with psoriasis. Psoriasis is a disease that often leads to red patches of skin dotted with silvery scales. People who have gone through psoriasis at some point...
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January 22, 2022

A Basic Overview of Autoimmune Diseases

Understanding autoimmune diseases The immune system is built to protect a person from pathogens like bacteria, viruses, and foreign particles. Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s natural defense can’t differentiate between the body’s own cells and foreign cells. The body...
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January 11, 2022

A Basic Guide to Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)

According to IQVIA, Americans paid $67 billion in out-of-pocket costs for prescriptions filled by retail pharmacies in 2019.  Unfortunately, a variety of factors including growing technology, chronic conditions, and obesity continue to drive up drug prices in addition to new...
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December 20, 2021

What You Should Know About Reclast

Reclast (also marketed under the generic name zoledronic acid) is a bisphosphonate medication used to prevent or treat Osteoporosis or Paget’s Disease. However, unlike other bisphosphonates, Reclast bypasses the stomach because it’s given as an infusion, going right into the...
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December 6, 2021

Infusion Therapy is More Than Just Chemotherapy

If you or a loved one have ever had to start treatment for cancer, you are most likely already familiar with chemotherapy through infusion therapy. However, did you know infusion therapy also treats several other diseases and ailments?  From Myasthenia...
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November 22, 2021

Biologics vs Biosimilar Drugs: How Do They Differ From Each Other?

Biologics and biosimilar drugs might be two terms that you’re not familiar with regarding prescription medications. However, they are a lot more common than most people think.  Have you ever seen advertisements for Humira? Do you know about the flu...
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October 17, 2021

A Basic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Treatments

Forgetting where you placed your car keys, calling a family member by the wrong name, or not remembering to grab milk at the grocery store are all common memory lapses that happen to most of us from time to time....
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September 29, 2021

Remicade vs. Biosimilars (Inflectra, Renflexis, Avsola)

If you take biologic medications like Remicade to treat a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition, you’ve probably heard of biosimilars from your physician or other healthcare providers. Biosimilars can be complex to understand, leaving you with many questions. We put together...
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